Enoch Wood & Sons






 

Location and period of operation:

 

Enoch Wood & Sons

Burslem

1818

1846

  (See sources)

 

Earthenware manufacturer at the Fountain Place Works, Burslem (and other works)

"The firm of ENOCH WOOD AND SONS take the lead as Earthenware manufacturers, and have occupied that position for many years; the head of the house, Enoch Wood, Esq., whose name we have had occasion to introduce on several previous occasions, commenced business, in 1783, on his own account, and, in 1790, was joined by James Caldwell, Esq., late of Linley-Wood; the business being then from that time conducted under the firm of "Enoch Wood & Caldwell," until the year 1818, when Mr Wood purchased Mr Caldwell's property in the concern, and the present firm of Enoch Wood and Sons had its commencement. 

 

The frontage of Woods factory in 1840.
The frontage of Woods factory in 1840.
The carts in the forefront of the picture were bringing 
coal from the firm's colliery at Bycars. 

 
you can take a 'walk' 
around the Burslem of 
Wedgwood & Wood

history on the Wood Potters

Initials used on ware for identification:

ENOCH WOOD
& SONS
BURSLEM
STAFFORDSHIRE


E W & S


E WOOD & SONS


marks with the initials "E & E" relate to Enoch & Edward Wood

E & E WOOD


E & E WOOD
BURSLEM


E & E W


examples of Enoch Wood ware:

 

plate Beloni pattern
plate Beloni pattern

 


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Questions / comments / contributions?
email: Steve Birks

 

updated: 23 Feb 2006