James Wardle


Location and period of operation:

James Wardle




  (See sources)

Earthenware, Parian, Majolica manufacturer at William Street Works, Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent

  • "William Wardle was a Staffordshire potter. His son, James, followed his father's trade and set up a pottery in Shelton in the mid-nineteenth century. 

  • The company was not particularly successful, and it was not until his death in 1871 that the business passed into the hands of his wife, Eliza, who carried on trading as Wardle & Co.'


Subsequently: Wardle and Co 


James Wardle
William Street Pottery, Hanley

Keates Directory - 1867

courtesy: R K Henrywood - 'Staffordshire Potters 1781-1900'


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