Location and period of operation:
This potters is included in J. Allbut and Sons "Map of the Potteries of 1802".
A family of earthenware manufacturers in Commerce Street, Longton, Stoke-on-Trent.
Continued by Ann Chetham, Richard Wooley set up his own factory at Turner's Pottery - he became bankrupt in 1814.
Chetham Woolley entry in the "Universal Directory" of 1791
Initials used on ware for identification:
Note: 'Pearl Ware' was used by other manufacturers
Nov 1809 the works were carried on by Ann Chetham
1810-35 the works were succeeded by Chetham (& Son)
1822-37 saw a partnership between Chetham and Robinson
1841-62 Jonathan Lowe Chetham
1846-69 J.R. & F. Chetham
in 1873 the works were taken by Herbert Aynsley
The above information may
not be available
for all potters - if you have information to
help complete the records then I would be
happy to include it.
email: Steve Birks