A brief history of Alfred Meakin pottery

Alfred Meakin was a company known in particular for its export trade to the Commonwealth and the United States.

  • Founded 1875 in Tunstall, Staffordshire 
  • Bought in 1908 by the Johnson family, operating under the name Alfred Meakin (Tunstall) Ltd
  • In 1976 acquired by Myott, Son & Co. Ltd and known as Myott-Meakin
  • Bought in 1989 by Melton Modes and known as Myott-Meakin (Staffordshire) Ltd
  • Bought by the Churchill Group in 1991
Maker's marks for Alfred Meakin
A Salem China Co mark for a Colonial Village pattern saucer
A Salem China Co mark for a Colonial Village pattern saucer
Where can you find out more?

thepotteries.org

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