Ceramic Research  Resources

Here we provide links to some useful research resources for ceramics.  Click on one of the subjects below to find more information.

We will continue to add to these resources so check back often.  Contact us if you have something to share with fellow ceramic enthusiasts.

worcester porcelain

1802 Allbut Directory

A 78 page  as a directory of the inhabitants of the Potteries together with a map the Potteries  district titled NAMES & RESIDENCE of the EARTHENWARE MANUFACTURERS

worcester porcelain

Process of Making Worcester China

Illustrated with twelve engravings descriptive of the works of the Royal China Manufactory, Worcester, c.1815

Machin & Potts

Machin & Potts Gallery

Images from the shape/pattern book of Machin & Potts, Waterloo China Works, Burslem.  See jugs, dishes, teapots and much more

Staffordshire Apprenticeships

An abstract of Staffordshire potters found in The Register of Duties Paid for Apprentices’ Indentures, 1710-1811.

Alcock Mould numbers

A list of mould numbers used by Samuel Alcock to mark moulded jugs and animal figures, compiled by David Alcock with additions from NCS members

Pickle dishes & Milseys

Dr. Richard Halliday  generously offers  NCS members a free pdf of his 204 page book ‘Blue Printed Pickle Dishes and Milseys’.