Rosina China Co Ltd


Location and period of operation:

Rosina China Co Ltd





China manufacturers at the Queen's Pottery, Sutherland Road, Longton, Stoke-on-Trent, England

  • Around 1941 the the brothers Oswald & Derek Shufflebottom aquired the business of George Warrilow & Son. They renamed it Rosina China Co. Ltd.

  • In September 1987 Rosina China merged with Elizabethan Fine Bone China and from June 1988 they operated under the temporary name of 'Crownford Holdings Ltd' Both of these businesses were already owned by the brothers Oswald & Derek Shufflebottom. 

  • In January 1989 the merged companies became Crownford China Co. Ltd. 


Formerly:  George Warrilow & Son Ltd

Subsequently: Crownford China Co. Ltd. 



Rosina China Co. Ltd. Queen's Pottery, Longton, Stoke-on-Trent 

advert from the April 1953 Pottery Gazette & Glass Trade Review 



example of early Rosina china tea set 



Stratford patttern 



part of the 'Woman & Home' range 



Marks used on ware for identification:

Note that the trade names 'Rosina' and 'Queens China' were introduced by the previous  George Warrilow & Son Ltd




Rosina China Co Ltd



Queens China

c.1941-46 the marks previously used 
by G. Warrilow & Son were used









Estd 1875
Fine Bone China
Made in England
Rosina China Co. Ltd.

NOTE: The established 1875 refers to the date of the 
formation of the previous company - George Warrilow & Son



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