Published Works


Pam Woolliscroft

  • A Mystery Potters Notebook - How to start a pottery factory 1800-1803. Northern Ceramic Society Journal, Volume 27 2011
  • RHS - Royal Horticultural Society 
  • Curtis Botanical Magazine 
  • Antiques Magazine 
  • Spode Society Review 
  • Northern Ceramics Society Journal
  • 'Bottle Ovens' - Gladstone Pottery Museum
  • 'Guide Book' - Chatterley Whitfield Mining Museum


Spode Related Articles and Papers

by Pam Woolliscroft, former Curator of the Spode Museum Trust 


Flora Ceramica, Curtis's Botanical Magazine, Volume 19 Part 3, August 2002, published by Blackwell, ISBN 1355-4905

Spode Ware, Curtis's Botanical Magazine and Cyclamen (extracted and amended from Flora Ceramica, Curtis's Botanical Magazine) with Brian Mathew, Journal of the Cyclamen Society, c2002/3

Flora Ceramica - Spode's Floral Designs & Curtis's Botanical Magazine, Northern Ceramic Society Journal, Volume 22, 2005 - 2006

Orchids: A Potted History Part I, The Orchid Review (Royal Horticultural Society), Volume 113, No 1265 September - October 2005

Orchids: A Potted History Part II, The Orchid Review (Royal Horticultural Society), Volume 113, No 1266 November - December 2005

Orchids: A Potted History Part III - The Missing Years, The Orchid Review (Royal Horticultural Society),, Volume 114, No 1270 July - August 2006

Orchids on Show, The Orchid Review (Royal Horticultural Society), Volume 114, No 1267 January - February 2006

A Mystery Potter's Notebook (Or How to Start a Pottery Factory c1800-1803), Northern Ceramic Society Journal, Volume 27 2011, ISBN 978-0-9563159-1-5

A Mystery Potter's Notebook and The Spode Archive, Northern Ceramic Society Newsletter, No 163, September 2011

Moving Images…and manuscripts, books, office documents, research papers, recipe books, production papers and drawings, (ie the story of the transfer of the Spode Archive to the Stoke-on-Trent City Archives), Northern Ceramic Society Newsletter, No 151 September 2008 page 45 - 49

Spode matchings for a Folch matching for a Chinese service?, Northern Ceramic Society Newsletter, No 135, page 49, September 2004

Spode Archive of Derby Figure Parts and Moulds: A Note by Pam Woolliscroft, Northern Ceramic Society Journal, Volume 27 2011, ISBN 978-0-9563159-1-5

Spode - A Potted History, Antiques Magazine, No 953 February 2003

Flower Pots, Antiques Magazine, No 976 September - October 2003

Pots, Prints and Papers – the Spode business archive, case study with Val Bott, RecordKeeping (National Archives Magazine), Spring 2005

Former editor, Friends of Gladstone Pottery Museum's Newsletter
Former editor, Friends of the Potteries Museum & Art Gallery's Newsletter
Former editor of and contributor of many articles to the Spode Society's Review, 1996-2011

Also articles for the Daniel Collectors Circle, Friends of Blue, Staffordshire Gardens and Parks Trust.




Terry Woolliscroft


Flushed with Pride - The Tale of the Toilet

Article about his talk presented in Washington DC, USA







Big Pots - how to throw them on a potter's wheel