Podmore, Walker & Co
Location and period of operation:
Walker & Co
Also during c.1856-9 Podmore, Walker & Wedgwood.
Earthenware manufacturers at Well Street (c.1843-53), at Amicable Street - Pinnox Works (c.1850-59) and Swan Bank (c.1835-59), Tunstall, Stoke-on-Trent
In 1860 the Amicable Street - Pinnox Works was continued by Wedgwood
In c.1862 the Swan Bank works was continued by Beech & Hancock
(b.1813 d.1879) - a distant relation of Josiah Wedgwood I, became a partner in
the firm of Podmore, Walker & Co, who rented the three potworks in Tunstall.
Later he took his younger brother, Jabez into partnership and traded as E.
Wedgwood & Co."
SOURCE: "People of the Potteries"
[ see "Confused by Wedgwood?" ]
by the Committee for the Staffordshire Potteries
to exhibit at the Paris Universal Exhibition of 1855
Initials used on ware for identification:
P. W. & W.
(for Podmore, Walker & Wedgwood, c.1856-9)
WEDGWOOD & CO
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