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It was Lucy Beswick in 1947 who suggested using the illustrations of Beatrix Potter.The family sold out to Royal Doulton in the 1960’s.
However, trading under the name ‘Green’ in various guises, Crown Staffordshire was first used by the company in 1897.
Aynsley is a leading company with a long history, so has it's own page. (Goes to a separate page) Founded 1894 Staffordshire, England by James W. Established initially in the 1890’s as maker of tableware as well as ornaments, Beswick were also on the bandwagon of making Staffordshire cats and dogs, most of which were unmarked and hard to tell from other Staffordshire makers of the period.
Not strictly speaking an antique bone china maker as they progressed to bone china only in the 1930's.
Coalport is a top UK bone china maker and therefore has it's own page. (Goes to a separate page) Colclough has a long hisory. Royal Vale is also a backstamp of H J Colclough China and also has a page all to itself - see Royal Vale For Copeland - see Spode (below) Founded c.1790 Staffordshire, England by Thomas Green.
Accounts vary as to the exact date Crown Staffs was properly established.