Thomas Wood & Co






 

Location and period of operation:

Thomas Wood & Co

Burslem

1885

1896

 

Earthenware manufacturer at the Wedgwood Pottery and then (probably from 1886) at the Queen Street Potteries, Burslem, Stoke-on-Trent, England.

 

Subsequently: Thomas Wood & Sons

 


 


Thomas Wood & Co
Wedgwood Pottery, Burslem, Staffordshire

Pottery Gazette,  January 1885 

 


 

 


plate in a typical Gaudy Welsh style pattern 

T.W. & Co 

The Registration Number indicates that the pattern was design was registered around 1889

 


 


platter in the Poppy pattern 
Thomas Wood & Co mark
T.W. & Co 

POPPY is the pattern name

 

 


 


the  MAY pattern - in the aesthetic style

T.W. & Co 

MAY is the pattern name

photos courtesy: Chris Burgess

 


 

Initials & marks used as identification:

T.W. & CO



Thomas Wood & Co mark

this typical 'belt' mark was continued by 
Thomas Wood & Sons with the initials T.W. & S. 

  


 


1879 map showing the location of the Queen Street Works

Queen Street was named after the pottery ware Wedgwood made for Queen Charlotte in 1765. 

The Queen Street Works were demolished around 1904 to provide the site for the Burslem School of Art. 

 

 


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