Tompkinson and Billington (& Son)


Location and period of operation:

Tompkinson & Billington



1870 (71)

(See sources)

China manufacturers at the High Street, Longton, Stoke-on-Trent 

  • Charles Tompkinson (of Blythe Bridge) and Richard Billington (of the Mear) were partners in this business. They had another business as earthenware manufacturers in Stafford Street, Longton. 

  • In 1869/70 Richard Billington's son Charles was also in partnership under the style Tompkinson, Billington & Son.

  • The partnership between Tompkinson and Billington went into liquidation in 1871.   

  • Charles Tompkinson then continued at the High Street Works with Frederick Watts, 


Concurrently: Billington and Tompkinson

Subsequently: Watts & Tomkinson 


London Gazette,  July 5 1870

notice that Charles Billington (the 'son') left the partnership
of Tompkinson, Billington & Son



London Gazette,  August 4 1871 

notice of the proceedings for liquidation of the partnerships 
between  Charles Tompkinson
and Richard Billington 


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