T Booth & Co


Location and period of operation:

Thomas Booth & Co




Earthenware and ironstone manufacturers at the Knowles Works in Burslem (c.1868) and the Church (Bank) works in Tunstall, Stoke-on-Trent

  • Thomas Booth worked at the Knowles Works in Burslem from 1864 as Evans & Booth

  • c.1868 Thomas Booth worked on his own account at the Knowles Works as Thomas Booth & Co

  • c.1870 Thomas Booth & Co had relocated to the Church Bank Works in Tunstall

  • in 1872 Thomas' son Thomas Gimbert joined the business which became Thomas Booth & Son



Subsequently Thomas Booth & Son

London Gazette
February 21, 1873

notice for claimants on the estate of Thomas Booth

Plate in the Indian Tree pattern 

tureen & stand in the Vase pattern 


set of serving platters in the Vase pattern 

Black transferware soup dish in the Vase pattern



ironstone teapot with gilt decoration
ironstone ware produced mainly for the American market 


Marks & initials used on ware for identification:


T B & CO

T B & Co

'Indian Tree' is the pattern name 

T B & Co

'VASE' is the pattern name

the registration diamond gives a 
date of
registration as 14 September 1868


Warranted Best Ironstone China
T B & Co


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