Jabez Blackhurst


Location and period of operation:

Jabez Blackhurst




Earthenware manufacturer at the Boston Works, Sandyford, Tunstall
NOTE: also in Keates trade directory recorded as 'Blackhurst & Co' in 1867 at Sandyford. 

Formerly: Knapper and Blackhurst (1867-1871)


Initials used on ware for identification:


usually the name in full in a printed mark (different designs)
often the pattern name is included
'CANTON' in the example below


Plate by Jabez Blackhurst in the CANTON design
Plate by Jabez Blackhurst in the CANTON design



1881 census:

Dwelling: 29 Sandyford
Census Place: Wolstanton, Staffordshire, England


Marr | Age | Sex

  Birthplace Occupation
Jabez BLACKHURST M 38 M  Head Tunstall Earthenware Manufacturer
Sarah A. BLACKHURST  M 39 F Wife Kidsgrove  
Alice BLACKHURST  U 15 F  Daur Tunstall Scholar
Ellen BLACKHURST  U 14 F Daur Kidsgrove Scholar
Sarah BLACKHURST  11 F  Daur Kidsgrove Scholar
Harry BLACKHURST  10 M Son Alsager, Cheshire Scholar
Frank BLACKHURST  9 M  Son Tunstall Scholar
Kate BLACKHURST  8 F  Daur Tunstall Scholar
Betsy HANCOCK  U 19 F  Serv Wolstanton General Servant


email: Steve Birks

updated: 10 March 2004