Wileman and Shelley Reference Sources

This page lists some reference books and sources of further information for Wileman and Shelley china and earthenware.


  • Australasian Shelley Collectors Club: In addition to pictures and information on this website, see also our Quarterly Newsletter and our various club publications listed below. 
  • The Shelley Group: U.K. Club Quarterly Magazine, Various publications and website information (www.shelley.co.uk). 
  • The National Shelley China Club: U.S.A. Club Quarterly Magazine and website information (www.shelleychinaclub.com). 

An index of the contents of the magazines of the three clubs up to 2015 can be found at https://www.shelleychinaclub.com/periodical.html.


  • Australasian Shelley Collectors Club: Pocket Book of Cup Shapes, 3rd Edition, 2017.
  • Australasian Shelley Collectors Club: Shelley/Wileman China Crested Miniatures, 2007.
  • Australasian Shelley Collectors Club: Shelley & Wileman Teapot Shapes, 2010.
  • Watkins, C., Harvey, W. & Senft, R.: Shelley Potteries, Barrie & Jenkins, 1994. A digital version is available from Chris Watkins’ website.
  • Hill, Susan: The Shelley Style. Jazz Publications, U.K. 1995.
  • Knight, R. & Hill, S.: Wileman, a Collector’s Guide. Jazz Publications, U.K. 1995.
  • Davenport, Chris: Shelley Pottery, The Later Years. Heather Publications, U.K. 1997.
  • Moran, Kelly L.: Shelley Chintz. Thaxted Cottage Publications, U.S.A. 1999.
  • Prescott-Walker, Robert: Collecting Shelley Pottery. Francis Joseph Publications, U.K. 1999.
  • Skinner, T. & Snyder, B.: Shelley China. Schiffer Publishing Ltd., U.S.A. 2001.
  • Burdess, Sheryl: Shelley Tea Ware Patterns. Schiffer Publishing Ltd., U.S.A. 2003.