J H Davis






 

Location and period of operation:

John Heath Davis

Hanley

1880

1891

Earthenware Manufacturer. 
In 1881 was employing 130 Men 40 Women 30 Children.
Operated the Trent Pottery, (Canal Side), Eastwood, Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent.

Formerly: J H & J Davis

 


John H Davis
Trent Pottery, Hanley

 The Pottery Gazette, American and Canadian Edition, January 1st 1880


 


behind the Westwood mill can be seen the
 bottle kilns of the Trent Pottery

- click picture for more - 

 


 

 

Initials and marks used on ware for identification:

J H DAVIS
HANLEY


 

  J H Davis Cascade
J H Davis Cascade
cascade is the pattern name


 

decorated ironstone pot by J H Davis in the Doric pattern
decorated ironstone pot by J H Davis in the Doric pattern

 

 

 


DORIC   J H Davis 
DORIC is the pattern name


 

plate by J H Davis in the Sylvan pattern
plate by J H Davis in the Sylvan pattern

 

J H Davis     SYLVAN
J H Davis     SYLVAN
SYLVAN is the pattern name

 

 


 

1881 census:

Dwelling: The Cottage Well Street
Census Place: Stoke Upon Trent, Staffordshire, England

Name

Marr | Age | Sex

  Birthplace Occupation
Francis DAVIS  W 70 M Head Bridgenorth, Shropshire Land Agent
John Heath DAVIS U 33 M  Son Caverswall Earthenware Manufr Employ 130 M 40 W 30 C
Elizabeth P. RYDER M 52 F Servant Hanley General Servant
Mary J. HOWARD  U 18 F Servant Hanley General Servant



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