A brief history of Midwinter pottery

W R Midwinter Limited was a successful, Staffordshire pottery manufacturer from 1910 until 1987.  William Midwinter had previously been an employee at Royal Doulton.

  • Founded in 1910 by William Robinson Midwinter at Bournes Bank, Burslem, Staffordshire
  • In 1932 the business was renamed W. R. Midwinter Limited
  • In 1968 they merged with J & G Meakin under the name British Tableware Limited
  • In 1970 the Wedgwood Group took control
  • In 1987 production under the Midwinter name ceased
Maker's marks for Midwinter
The war-time "B" mark used between 1942 and 1947
The war-time "B" mark used between 1942 and 1947
The Midwinter mark from their Brama range, used 1946 to 1953
The Midwinter mark from their Brama range, used 1946 to 1953
The embossed Midwinter mark from their Stonehenge range, 1970s and 1980s
The embossed Midwinter mark from their Stonehenge range, 1970s and 1980s
Where can you find out more?

Pottery Histories

thepotteries.org

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