Podmore, Walker & Co






 

Location and period of operation:

Podmore, Walker & Co

Tunstall

1835

1859

 (See sources)

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 & Co
In c.1862 the Swan Bank works was continued by Beech & Hancock

"Enoch Wedgwood (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?" ]


Selected 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

WEDGWOOD & CO


 

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