Bagley's Glass

Knottingley became a centre of glass-making in Victorian times and the area continues to produce glass today.

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The heyday of Bagley's was the period between the World Wars (1918-1939) when the firm became a leader in inexpensive domestic pressed glassware. This was achieved through its wide range of products, experiments with coloured glass, expanding domestic and foreign markets, and a Royal seal of approval.

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Search our database to explore our huge collection of Bagley's Glass, with over 1100 items to look at. Selected items from the collection are on display at Pontefract Museum.


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