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Falcon Works       Messrs. J H Weatherby & Sons established a small works at Tunstall in 1891. In the following year they moved to the larger Falcon Pottery at Hanley. Good quality earthenware tableware has been produced up to the present time. The marks include the initials J H W & Sons or the name 'Weatherby'.

Falcon Works Messrs. J H Weatherby & Sons established a small works at Tunstall in 1891. In the following year they moved to the larger Falcon Pottery at Hanley. Good quality earthenware tableware has been produced up to the present time. The marks include the initials J H W & Sons or the name 'Weatherby'.

1930s Pottery works  at Burleigh Pottery Staffordshire see history on link and their modern productions

Pottery works at Burleigh Pottery Staffordshire see history on link and their modern productions

John Beswick Ltd, Gold Street works, Longton

John Beswick Ltd, Gold Street works, Longton

The Coalport Works were founded by John Rose (1772-1841), a local farmer’s son, in 1796 and began trading as John Rose and Edward Blakeway & Co. By 1800, Coalport was Britain’s largest china manufactory. China continued to be manufactured at Coalport until the Works closed in 1926 and the company moved to The Potteries, Stoke-on-Trent.

The Coalport Works were founded by John Rose (1772-1841), a local farmer’s son, in 1796 and began trading as John Rose and Edward Blakeway & Co. By 1800, Coalport was Britain’s largest china manufactory. China continued to be manufactured at Coalport until the Works closed in 1926 and the company moved to The Potteries, Stoke-on-Trent.

before the Clean Air Act. Stoke Street Scene by Kurt Hutton. A woman walking up a street in Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, with smoking bottle kilns belonging to potteries visible in the background, 2nd March 1946.

A woman walking up a street in Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, with smoking bottle kilns belonging to potteries visible in the background, March Original publication: Picture Post - 3088 - Pottery : A Working Party's Problem - pub.

The Bottle Kiln of the Top Bridge Pottery (Price & Kensington), Longport, Stoke-on-Trent | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

The Bottle Kiln of the Top Bridge Pottery (Price & Kensington), Longport, Stoke-on-Trent | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Johnson Brothers (Hanley) Limited, Imperial Pottery,  One of three Johnson Brothers works built alongside the Caldon Canal - fully operational by 1900, closed c.2004, demolished in 2005

Johnson Brothers (Hanley) Limited, Imperial Pottery, One of three Johnson Brothers works built alongside the Caldon Canal - fully operational by closed demolished in 2005

View all the latest pictures in the gallery, Then & Now in Stoke-on-Trent & North Staffs: Photo Gallery, on Stoke Sentinel.

Then & Now in Stoke-on-Trent & North Staffs: Photo Gallery

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