Cumberlidge,  Humphreys & Hele


Location and period of operation:

Cumberlidge,  Humphreys & Hele



Dec 1890


Earthenware manufacturers at the Gordon Pottery, Tunstall, Stoke-on-Trent, England

  • The established partnership of Cumberlidge & Humphreys took on George Frederick Helé as another partner (from 1889 to 1890) and traded at the Gordon Works under the name "Cumberlidge, Humphreys & Hele"

  • In December 1890 Helé left the business which returned to "Cumberlidge & Humphreys" 


Previously & Subsequently: Cumberlidge & Humphreys  



London Gazette
January 6, 1891

notice of the dissolution of the partnership in Dec 1890
Helé left and Cumberlidge & Humphreys continued



two handled cup in the Kingfisher pattern 




tureen and plate in the Windsor pattern 

note the variations in the WINDSOR pattern to suit the ware 


platter in the Windsor pattern 

in the aesthetic style  



Marks & initials used on ware for identification:

C H & H


C H & H


C H & H

"Kingfisher" is the pattern name

C H & H

"WINDSOR" is the pattern name

marks with ENGLAND were probably produced Oct 1890 onwards in response to the U.S. McKinley Tariff




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