There have been a couple of cotton mills in Ossett and other related businesses such as flock manufacturing, a dye works and blanket making.
However, the primary Ossett business that evolved from the old hand loom cloth weavers and power looms was the manufacture of mungo and shoddy.
Below are a number of different marks used by the original factory along with others from the numerous companies that rekindled the Capodimonte tradition the 20th century.
'JM & Co' pottery mark on two-tone Jug:- I bought this several years ago in a car boot sale for a few pounds.
This is their mark - dating from about 1867 to 1894. The following page is a 'must see' if you are researching fine china - for value and identification:-Researching the identity and value of antique and vintage fine china.
Please post comments below which you think might be helpful…… I'm just curious to know if you found anything else out about your jug?
Identifying and dating Capodimonte porcelain can be somewhat confusing until you understand the history of the Royal Factory in Naples, Italy and see examples of the different types of wares made there.
The smoke pollution from the mill chimneys was a constant nuisance and the stonework on Ossett Holy Trinity Church has been permanently stained by soot from the smoke from coal-fired steam boilers that powered Ossett's industry.
Dogs are allowed providing they are kept on a lead.. Organiser Christine Arbenz 01273 400352 Action Medical Research Bridge Cottage, a medieval hall house in central Uckfield, is hosting it's first Antiques Fair. Access to the building is via 3 steps at the front or via a ramp to the left of the entrance.
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