John Meir & Son






 

Location and period of operation:

John Meir & Son

Tunstall

1837

1897

 

Earthenware manufacturers at the Greengates pottery, Tunstall, Stoke-on-Trent, England

 

Previously: John Meir 

 


Ironstone Platter by John Meir & Son in the "Washington Shape" pattern

 


Marked:
 Ironstone 
Roselle 
J. Meir & Son

Initials and marks used on ware for identification:

 

J. M. & S

I. M & S

J. M. & SON

J. MEIR & SON

JOHN MEIR & SON

MEIR & SON

NOTE: "IM" is sometimes used instead of "JM" 
These initials are incorporated in
printed marks - often including the name of the pattern

On some ware there is an impressed mark which 
give the date manufactured.....
11
76
... for November 1876

"ENGLAND" appears on marks from c.1891

 



fragment found on the island of
Great Exuma, the Bahamas

Courtesy: Diane Minns  

 


click for examples of marks and the works:-

   

 


Questions, comments, contributions? email: Steve Birks