Samuel Johnson Ltd






 

Location and period of operation:

Samuel Johnson Ltd

Burslem

1887

1931

 

Earthenware manufacture at Burslem, Stoke-on-Trent, England. 
  • From 1887 to 1915 they operated at the Hill Pottery.

  • In 1912 the business was incorporated as a Limited Company.

  • 1916 manufacturing moved to the Britannia Pottery.

 


 


Johnson, S., earthenware
manufacturer, Hill Pottery
 

 

from..... 1907 Staffordshire Sentinel 
'Business Reference Guide to The Potteries, Newcastle & District'

 


 


cake stand

 


 


oval teapot in high glaze black and raised slip decoration 

S. J. B.
Made in England

the registration number 202121 shows that the pattern was first registered in 1892

photos courtesy: Karen Shackle

 


 

 


teapot in the European Imari style

See article on Imari Ware


S. Johnson Ltd
Burslem
Britannia Pottery
England

the registration number 202335 shows that the pattern was first registered in 1892. 
the name Britannia Pottery shows that the manufacture date was after 1916

 

 


Marks and initials used on ware for identification:

S. J.

S. J. B.

the 'B' stands for BURSLEM 

S. J. LTD

 



S. J. B.
Made in England

1887-1931

 



S. Johnson Ltd
Burslem
Britannia Pottery
England

1916-31

 

 


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