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Staffordshire Potters

Staffordshire Potters 1781-1900
Antique Collectors' Club – 2002
ISBN 1 85149 370 0

Frustrated by the problems of trying to trace smaller potters, many of whom made transferwares or relief-moulded jugs, I assembled Staffordshire Potters to provide basic source material to a wider audience. Other books have worked by listing potters whose marks have been recorded; I tried the opposite approach of listing all potters regardless of known marked examples. This has proved worthwhile and has answered many questions about the smaller potteries, many of whom were only in business for short periods. The listings are supplemented by selected marks and contemporary advertisements. The book is still just in print but secondhand copies are reasonably available. Try