Stoke-on-Trent - Advert of the week
Messrs. Stewarts, Wholesale
Ironmongers, etc, New Street, Hanley
1893 advert for Stewarts in New Street (now Goodson Street) , Hanley
From: "A descriptive
account of The Potteries (illustrated) 1893 advertising and trade
Page 30 Messrs. Stewarts, Wholesale Ironmongers, etc., New Street, Hanley
Stewarts had a license to
store 100 tones of explosive powder (for mining)
- if you wanted to telephone them, their number was 44.
The general hardware trade is well represented in Hanley by Messrs. Stewarts' establishment, which has for upwards of a century occupied a prominent place in this important branch of commercial and industrial activity in the district, the present firm being successors to Messrs. Ibberson and Stewarts Bros.
They also deal in Brattice cloth, powder, fuze, crane and mine chains, steam and water tanks and fittings, and general colliery and potters' stores. Messrs. Stewarts have a special licence for storing too tons of powder, and have generally about fifty tons in slock in a magazine about two miles from iheir shop.
The firm's long and intimate connection wilh the leading wholesale and manufacturing houses, and their wide experience of the trade, affords them every facilities for supplying goods of the best manufacture at exceptionally low prices, and that this fact is generally recognised the great extent of their connections abundantly testifies.
In each department the firm's productions display the highest development of workmanship, and their goods are much esteemed wherever used. Gas, water, range and bar fitting, and general plumbing, also form an important branch of activity, and many imporiant contracts are carried out in these departments.
Reliability is the leading characteristics of all work executed by the firm, and this quality has gained them widespread and influential support. The registered telegraphic address of ihe firm is " Stewarts, Hanley," while the establishment is also upon the the telephone exchange. No. 44.
account of The Potteries (illustrated)
1907 advert for Stewarts
1907 Staffordshire Sentinel 'Business Reference Guide to The Potteries, Newcastle & District'