Holmes, Stonier & Hollinshead






 

Location and period of operation:

Holmes, Stonier & Hollinshead

Hanley

1875

1882

 

Earthenware manufacturer at the Upper Hanley Works, the High Street, HanleyStoke-on-Trent

  • "In 1875, Messrs. Hollinshead & Stonier, at that time of the Ranelagh Works, were joined in partnership by Mr Holmes and removed to this (Upper Hanley Works) in the High Street, where they carried on business under the style of Holmes, Stonier & Hollinshead." Jewitt's Ceramic Art of Great Britain 1800-1900

  • The partners were Charles Holmes, John Stonier and John Hollinshead.

  • In 1882 the partners were declared bankrupt. 

Previously: Unwin & Holmes

Subsequently: Stonier, Holinshead & Oliver  

 


London Gazette
1st August 1882

 
notice of Liquidation by Arrangement of
Charles Holmes, John Stonier and John Hollinshead

 


 


Holmes, Stonier & Hollinshead
Upper Hanley Works, Hanley
Manufacturers of
Earthenware of all Descriptions

The Pottery Gazette,  February 2nd 1880



Holmes, Stonier & Hollinshead
Upper Hanley Works, Hanley
Manufacturers of the Ivory or Queen's Ware,
which is equal in tint to any yet produced 

The Pottery Gazette,  July 1st 1880



blue transferware in the Avona pattern

 



bowls in the Beatus pattern

 


 

Marks & initials used on ware for identification:

H. S. & H.



H S & H 

'AVONA' is the pattern name 

the registration diamond gives a date of
15th January 1881 for the registration of the pattern




Upper Hanley Works

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