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.
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