Maddock & Seddon


Location and period of operation:

Maddock & Seddon





Earthenware and ironstone manufacturers at Burslem, Stoke-on-Trent, England.
  • John Maddock had previously been in partnership with James Edwards at the Newcastle Street Works, Burslem. When this partnership ended around 1839 John Maddock continued at Newcastle Street with a Mr Seddon joining as partner.

  •  Seddon left the partnership in October 1842 and John Maddock continued on his own account. 


Previously: Maddock & Edwards

Subsequently: John Maddock 

London Gazette  
21 October 1842

notice of the dissolution of partnership 
between John Maddock & Joshua Seddon



Fairy Villas

"A series of romantic Chinese scenes with highly ornate pagodas, sailing boats, figures and flowers,
all printed within a border of flowers and scrolls. The patterns were used on stone china
dinner ware with a wavy edge"

The Dictionary of Blue & White Printed Pottery 1780-1880
Coysh and Henrywood  


there were a number of different views in the Fairy Villas series 

Fairy Villas
M & S
Stone China

Fairy Villas was introduced by Maddock & Seddon and appears to have been their main production,
the pattern was continued by the sucessor John Maddock 





- click for more on Maddock's Newcastle Street Works


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