Paul to be honest the plate I have had longer than the comport as I discovered it recently in my garden shed. I must of had a few years as I cannot remember where it came from.
The small oval bowl came from a charity shop last week , one of those pieces you pick up and surprised its got a date lozenge, the mark on the plate is large and very clear while the mark is quite clear but very small on the oval dish and you have to read it through the glass.
I do go to that town quite often as well, 3 times in about 10 days a few weeks ago and quite surprised how much changed each time . Had to take my wife down who was buying Pandora bits from the Jellewers either side of the river.
I have a clue who that GMB member may be