If you have found your way here and discovered any mistakes in my findings, or can add to the information, I would be more than happy to be further educated.
These are some of the markings I have found so far.
This explains why ware with a backstamp dated 1973 is first made by Carlton Ware at least one year later.
Because of this pieces can be found for as little as 5 or, at the other end of the scale, a good Art Deco design will see a collector parting with as much as 4,000.
One family owned Car Iton Ware for more than 75 years and was responsible for its success by being involved in the day to day running of the company.
Arthur Wood became sole owner in 1904 trading up until 1928 when the company name was changed to Arthur Wood & Son Limited and further ranges of tableware were introduced.
Potter's Marks & Backstamps of Arthur Wood & Son Teapots Arthur Wood and Art Deco.
Considering the age of the pots, the hardships for the 18th century potter and the materials used, this does not make a lot of sense.