Brown-Westhead, Moore & Co


Location and period of operation:

Brown-Westhead, Moore & Co

Cauldon Place




Manufacturers of high-grade earthenwares and porcelain at Cauldon Place, Hanley (Shelton area), Stoke-on-Trent, England.  Also manufacturers of sanitary ware. 

  • In December 1861 William Bates resigned from the business of Bates, Brown-Westhead & Moore and the company became Brown-Westhead, Moore & Co. 

  • The partners included Thomas Chappell Brown-Westhead, William Moore, James Moore, Robert George Scrivener and Edward Moss. 

  • The company exhibited at many of the International Universal Exhibitions, winning a gold medal in Paris in 1878.


Previously: Bates, Brown-Westhead & Moore  [1859-61] 

Subsequently:  Cauldon (Brown-Westhead & Moore) Ltd.  [1905-20] 

Cauldon Place, Stoke Road.

1893 trade journal entry for Brown-Westhead, Moore & Co.



T C Brown-Westhead, Moore & Co
The Pottery Gazette, American and Canadian Edition, January 1st 1880


T C Brown-Westhead, Moore & Co
Advert in the hnadbook to the 1893 'World's Columbian Exposition', Chicago


London Gazette, June 6, 1882

notice that James Moore (deceased) was no longer
a partner in the business



sanitary ware by Brown-Westhead Moore & Co - possibly a water tank 


T.C. Brown-Westhead
Moore & Co

the impressed numbers are probably workman marks - added by 
the people producing the ware - as a form of quality control 


bowl in the Trentham pattern 

B W.M. & Co 




Registered design number: 226910
Registered: 1 February 1869
Proprietor: T C Brown-Westhead, Moore and Company.
Address: Cauldon Place, Staffordshire Potteries, Staffordshire.
Subject: Tea service.


The registration diamond shows that this design was registered on the
1 February 1869





T.C. Brown-Westhead Moore & Co
Cauldon Place
Staffordshire Potteries

The 'Nature' series draws on the Arts & Craft movement and mostly depicts a range of
birds and plants. Predominantly produced in blue and white - occasionally hand coloured.





hand coloured examples supplied by: Annette Clark 


Marks and initials used on ware for identification:


B W M & Co


click for more information on marks...



1893 article on Brown-Westhead, Moore & Co.

The Cauldon Place works 

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