Beardmore & Birks


Location and period of operation:

Beardmore & Birks

Lane End




Earthenware manufacturer at Lane End (Longton), Stoke-on-Trent, England
  • Stated to be in operation at the St. Gregory's Works, High Street, Lane End (Llewellynn Jewitt - The Ceramic Art of Great Britain Vol II, 1878).

  • Manufacturers of Blue & White transfer ware and in particular the Willow Pattern.

Previously: Griffiths, Beardmore & Birks



platter & plate in the Willow pattern by Beardmore & Birks 


- click for more on the Willow Pattern - 




Marks & initials used on ware for identification:




Staffordshire Ironstone China

the Royal Arms on the ware is the version used
from the Act of Union in 1800 - until 1837

- click for more on the Royal Arms - 



- click for more on St. Gregory's Works - 



Lane End

this mark, found on a Willow pattern platter, is
of an unknown manufacturer, it could be from
a short lived partnership with Beardmore & Birks

- if you have any information then please email me -

Questions, comments, contributions? email: Steve Birks