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of Daisy Bank Pottery, Longton, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire. Telephone: 3435. Cables: "Daisy, Longton"

The works were at one time renamed the Gainsborough Works.

Previously: William Alsager Adderley and Co; Hulse and Adderley

Adderleys Ltd was founded in 1905, but was derived from William Alsager Adderley (1876-1905) and Hulse and Adderley (1865-1879). This company made tea services, china, earthenware and porcelain figures.

The company was taken over by Ridgway Potteries in 1947 - but was was continued to be produced with the Adderleys name - and later by the Lawley Group

It is still in existence having been owned by Allied English Potteries and most recently Royal Doulton.

  • 1929 Listed Exhibitor. Manufacturers of China Tea, Dessert, Dinner Sets and Fancy Goods; Earthenware Hotel Ware, Toilet Ware, Dinner Ware, Vases, Bowls and Kitchen Ware. (Stand No. F.4) [1]

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Sources of Information

  • [1] The Potteries
  • [2] Duchess China
  • [3] Pottery Studio