Samuel Bevington (& Son)






 

Location and period of operation:

Samuel Bevington (& Son)

Hanley

1835

1863

He established the Swan Works in Elm Street (now Ratton Street) as a Parian works.
The "& Son" was his son John Bevington who joined the business as a partner of the Elm Street Works c.1856 - he also carried on the works after his fathers retirement and death in 1863.

Samuel Bevington was variously described as 'artist', 'China figure maker', 'toy and ornament' manufacturer and 'gilder, lusterer and enameller'.

In the trade directories he was recorded as "Samuel Bevington"; Samuel Bevington & Son" and "Bevington & Son" 

- Samuel Bevington operated three works:-

Swan Works, Elm Street, Hanley  1835-1863 (John Bevington continued these works after his fathers death in 1863) 

Marsh Street, Hanley  c.1846-1863

10&12 Brunswick Street, Hanley c.1851-1863

 

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advert in 1864 Jones trade directory

adverts kindly supplied by:
R.K. Henrywood "Staffordshire Potters, 1781-1900"


 

1851 census
33 Brunswick Street, Shelton

Stoke upon Trent, Staffordshire, England

Name

age

Birthplace

Relationship

Occupation

Samuel Bevington

42

Shelton, Staffordshire

Head

China Painter & Guilder

 

1861 census
Brunswick Street, Shelton, Hanley
Stoke upon Trent, Staffordshire, England
 

Name

age

Birthplace

Relationship

Occupation

Samuel Bevington

54

Stoke, Staffordshire

Head

China & earthenware manufacturer employing 44 hands

 


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