Blue and white pottery by Burgess Dorling & Leigh - Burleigh
B & L
These initials are found on many impressed or printed marks. The name of the pattern is often included.
The place name BURSLEM is also sometimes included.
Monogram marks, either impressed or printed and used from 1862.
The introduction of the beehive mark was from 1862 - there were many variations.
The Hill Pottery opened in 1867 - so this mark dates from 1867 onwards.
Printed mark used 1889-1919.