Dating spode china marks

Thomas Green (senior) was employed at one of the Burleigh pottery factories in 1790, but records show he officially founded his "Churchill Works" in the autumn of 1795.

However, trading under the name ‘Green’ in various guises, Crown Staffordshire was first used by the company in 1897.

New makers with tighter marketing plans have taken their place over the last 60 years or so.

They are dealt with in a separate listing here:- Modern bone china manufacturers.

Founded 1793 Staffordshire, England by John Davenport.

John Davenport started his fine bone china production started around 1815, making him a key player in the area of antique bone china collectibles.

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