A brief history of Hicks and Meigh pottery

They were a Staffordshire stoneware manufacturer during the early 1800s.

  • Founded by Job Meigh and Richard Hicks around 1805 at Shelton in Staffordshire
  • In 1822 they became a partnership of Hicks, Meigh and Thomas Johnson 
  • In 1835 despite 600 employees, production ceased when the partnership was dissolved
Maker's marks for Hicks and Meigh

They used numbers to identify their patterns rather than names.

The Hicks & Meigh mark for their Pattern No. 21
The Hicks & Meigh mark for their Pattern No. 21
Where can you find out more?

thepotteries.org

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