Enoch Wood & Sons
Location and period of operation:
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 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:
E W & S
E WOOD & SONS
marks with the initials "E & E" relate to Enoch & Edward Wood
E & E WOOD
E & E WOOD
E & E W
examples of Enoch Wood ware:
plate Beloni pattern
Baltimore & Ohio Railroad
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email: Steve Birks
updated: 23 Feb 2006