J T Hudden






 

Location and period of operation:

J T Hudden

Longton

1859

1885

 (See sources)

John Thomas Hudden, an earthenware manufacturer at Longton, Stoke-on-Trent. Established a factory in Stafford Street in 1859 and then at the British Anchor Works in Anchor Road in c.1874 - 1885.

around 1884/5 the works was taken over and named "British Anchor Pottery Co. Ltd"  

 


London Gazette - 31 August 1883 

notice of the proceedings for liquidation

 

 

London Gazette - 29 January 1884 

notice of the meeting to discharge John Thomas Hudden
from bankruptcy
 

 


 

 

Registered design number: 284562

Proprietor: J T Hudden.

Address: Anchor Pottery, Longton, Staffordshire Potteries, Staffordshire.

1874 Aug 22

National Archives, Kew

 

 


 

 

At the time of the 1881 census John Hudden (who never married) was living as a boarder with the Swift family. 
The census notes that Hudden's pottery company employed over 100 people. 

1881 census:

Dwelling: Hunt Stables
Census Place: Trentham, Staffordshire, England

Name

Marr | Age | Sex

  Birthplace Occupation
Charlotte SWIFT  W 84 F Head Grimsthorpe, Lincoln Retired Farmer
Fanny K. SWIFT  M 45 F Daur Trentham  
Henry C. SWIFT  U 23 M  G Son Trentham Mercantile Clerk
John T. HUDDEN  U 65 M  Boarder Hackney, Middlesex Manufacturer Employing Above 100 Hands (Pottery)
Sarah WILDE  U 17 F  Servt Blythe Bridge Gen Servt

 


 

Initials and Marks used on ware for identification:

J.T.H.

J.T. HUDDEN

The above often appears with the location name "LONGTON"
and often with the pattern name 


 


Mark on J. T. Hudden ware
"CHUSAN" is the pattern name

 


Mark on J. T. Hudden ware with the name in full
"CHOICE" is the pattern name

This fragment was found in field in Tasmania, Australia - Dec 2003

 


"LASSO" is the pattern name
 


   

pottery fragment found in the River Derwent at Matlock in Derbyshire, England

 


 


jug from "John Thomas Hudden" in Longton and is decorated in the "Chusan" pattern 

on a white ground it has three oriental figures on both sides of the jug in shades of green, red, pink and black. On one side the oriental figures are surrounded by a scroll covered in red roses and leaves and on the other side three different figures are standing in the garden surrounded by the same red roses and leaves.

The jug measures 5.5" in diameter and stands 8.5" high

The base is printed "Chusan, J.T.H., Longton". (as example above)

  

brown transfer ware plate in the LASSO pattern
brown transfer ware plate in the LASSO pattern


questions/comments/contributions? : Steve Birks