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

Barges tied up on the Caldon canal alongside the Meakin Eastwood Pottery, Hanley. 1952

Barges tied up on the Caldon canal alongside the Meakin Eastwood Pottery, Hanley.

Barges tied up on the Caldon canal alongside the Meakin Eastwood Pottery, Hanley. 1952

Barges tied up on the Caldon canal alongside the Meakin Eastwood Pottery, Hanley.

Eastwood area of Hanley, alongside the Caldon Canal which runs through the pottery works

Eastwood area of Hanley, alongside the Caldon Canal which runs through the pottery works

Josiah Wedgwood founded the Wedgwood Pottery company in Burslem, Staffs on1st May, 1759 and is credited with the industrialisation of the manufacture of pottery. A prominent abolitionist, who is remembered for his 'Am I Not a Man and a Brother' anti slavery medallion. He was also the grandfather of Charles and Emma Darwin

Josiah Wedgwood

Josiah Wedgwood founded the Wedgwood Pottery company in Burslem, Staffs on1st May, 1759 and is credited with the industrialisation of the manufacture of pottery. A prominent abolitionist, who is remembered for his 'Am I Not a Man and a Brother' anti slavery medallion. He was also the grandfather of Charles and Emma Darwin

The sagger makers bottom knocker

The sagger makers bottom knocker, article and vintage images about sagger-making.

Lewis's Arcade, Hanley

View all the latest pictures in the gallery, Flashback - The changing face of Hanley: Photo Gallery, on Stoke Sentinel.

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