|China Manufacturer. Denby Pottery Company Ltd. A British manufacturer of pottery. The company is named after the village of Denby in Derbyshire. Their salt-glazed pottery was first produced at Denby in 1809 by local businessman William Bourne. He passed the enterprise on to his son Joseph Bourne, whose name the pottery then took and under whose management the business grew to become
This company, whose name is now principally associated with stoneware, initially
produced bottles and jars, before specializing in kitchenware and, eventually,
in tableware, for which it is best known today.