New Wharf Pottery Co






 

Location and period of operation:

New Wharf Pottery Co

Burslem

c.1878

1894

 

Earthenware manufacturer at Navigation Road, Burslem, Stoke-on-Trent, England

  • The name New Wharf was derived from the Wharf that was built on the nearby Burslem Branch of the Trent & Mersey canal at that time.

  • In 1877 Thomas Francis Wood, along with his brother William, purchased for 5075 a site in Navigation Road, which they called New Wharf Pottery, and which they had probably been tenants or since 1875. 

  • The partners were Absalom Wood, two of his sons Thomas Francis and William together wilth Ebenezer Swann. 

  • In December 1882 Ebenezer Swann left the business. 

  • In 1894 the works were absorbed into the larger Wood & Son company. 

 

Previously: Daniel & Cork

Subsequently: Wood & Son

on the Wood family of potters

 


 

The London Gazette
8 December 1882

 


notice that Ebenezer Swann had left the business 

 


 

The New Wharf Pottery Company
Burslem

 The Pottery Gazette, American and Canadian Edition, January 1st 1880


 

Gravy Boat
New Wharf Gravy Boat

 


 

Flow Blue Plate
New Wharf Flow Blue Plate

 


 


mug in the Japonais pattern

this is in the aesthetic style 


N. W. P. Co. B

c.1878-91

the "B" after the initials is for the town of BURSLEM

 

 

 


 

 

 
New Wharf Jug in the WINDSOR pattern

c.1891-94


 

Marks and initials used on ware for identification:

N W P & CO


N W P & CO
B


N W P & CO
BURSLEM


 


N W P & CO
B

c.1878-91

the "B" under the initials is for the town of BURSLEM

"TENNYSON" is the pattern name

the registration number 709 shows that the 
pattern was first registered in 1884.

the impressed 7 / 86 is the month/year of manufacture - July 1886

 


 


N. W. P. Co. B

c.1878-91

the "B" after the initials is for the town of BURSLEM

 


 


Semi-Porcelain
N W P
England
 
PLYMOUTH
Semi-Porcelain
New Wharf Pottery
England
 

New Wharf Pottery
England
 

printed marks c.1891-94

incorporating the Stafford Knot and often including the pattern name

 


New Wharf Pottery
New Wharf Pottery
ENGLAND

  c.1891-94


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