Location and period of operation:
John Hope was formerly in partnership with Pinder and Bourne as Pinder, Bourne & Hope
Earthenware manufacturer at Fountain Place, Burslem.
letter in the Victoria and Albert Museum reads: "
.. business will be carried on by Thomas Pinder and Joseph Harvey Bourne, under
the firm Pinder, Bourne & Co a the manufactory in Nile Street, and by John
Hope and John Carter under the firm Hope & Carter at the
the letter is torn.
[from Godden "British Pottery & Porcelain Marks"]
Works taken over by G L Ashworth & Bros, c1880
Initials used on ware for identification:
H & C
HOPE & CARTER