James and Charles Whitehead


Location and period of operation:

James and Charles Whitehead




Earthenware manufacturers at Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent

  • In 1793 the Whitehead brothers took over the works from their uncles Charles & Ephraim Chatterley

  • A Whitehead catalogue of 1789 lists printed, painted and enamelled ware as well as 'dry bodies such as Egyptian, Black, Jasper, etc'  

  • The brothers were declared bankrupt in 1810. 


creamware - pierced covered sugar bowls
probably James & Charles Whitehead



Whitehead catalogue of 1789




London Gazette
10 March 1810

notice of a Commission of Bankruptcy agains
James and Charles Whitehead


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