Bates, Elliot & Co


Location and period of operation:

Bates, Elliot & Co




  Earthenware and porcelain manufacturer at the Dale Hall Works, Longport, Burslem, Stoke-on-Trent.

"Manufacturers of earthenware for home and foreign markets, consisting of dinner, tea, toilet and desert ware, punchbowls, sanitary, photographic, druggist, electrical, galvanic and perfumery ware, porcelain slates, artist's ware, signboard letters, jet ware, etc." - 1870 trade directory.


Previously: Liddle Elliot & Son  

Subsequently: Bates, Walker & Co  


large platter in the Grecian Border pattern 
this pattern was also made by the former company of Liddle Elliot & Son 


the impressed 9/72 gives a manufacture date of September 1872

The poppy pattern by Bates, Elliot & Co
The poppy pattern by Bates, Elliot & Co


  chocolate pot marked Bates Elliot & Co
jug marked Bates Elliot & Co

The number a2746 is under the glaze and
the mould date of 12-7-74 is impressed into the bottom edge


Marks & initials used on ware for identification:

B E & Co


Bates, Elliot & Co

Registered patent dates
of July 1872 and April 1873
[from the bottom of the jug shown above]

Bates & Elliot introduced this kneeling nude potter
mark and it was used by successive owners of the potworks.

on this mark


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