A photo walk around Ash Hall, Werrington Stoke-on-Trent
Job Meigh & the Ash Hall Estate

 

This section is a history walk around Ash Hall, Werrington, Stoke-on-Trent. The Hall and estate was created in the Victorian period by Job Meigh II a successful pottery manufacturer in Hanley.

 

Job Meigh II, who bought the Ash Estate in 1837, was the son of Job Meigh I (1750-1817), who manufactured pottery on the site of Hanley Old Hall. 

Job Meigh II, born in 1784, married Elizabeth, daughter of William Mellor of Johnsonís Charles Street Pottery in Hanley, in 1805. 

Job Meigh II initially worked for his father in the Old Hall Pottery but by 1807 he had left to go into partnership with Richard Hicks, his brother-in-Law.

Start here: Start the tour here.........
or make a selection from the lists below:

 

| Street map of the walk around Ash Bank |

 

Photographs 

1 Lodge to Ash Hall
2 Ash House (opposite side of road to Ash Hall)
3 Ash Hall
4 Ash Cottage - gardeners home
5 Bridle Path to the coal pits
6 Bridle path bridge
7 Little Ash Farm
8 Ash Farm
9 Mettle House Farm
10 Labourer's cottages on Salters lane
11 1930's housing
This walk is a summary of notes by Andrew Dobraszczyc,
web pages and photographs by Steve Birks during the walk (July 2000)

 

Maps
(the maps will take a few moments to load)

1775 - William Yates map of the area
1899 OS map of the Ash estate
1937 OS map of the Ash estate and Ash Bank
 
 
 

Other information

Background & source of the family wealth
Purchase of the Mettle & Ash Estates
The Meigh family & St. Mary's Church, Bucknall
Key dates in the Meigh family history
Newspaper article on Job Meigh's death