Everard, Colclough & Townsend


Location and period of operation:

Everard, Colclough & Townsend





Manufacturer of luster, earthenware and black ware at Cornhill, Longton, Stoke-on-Trent, England

Note: Corn Hill became known as Martin's Lane and then as Chancery Lane [see map of Chancery Lane]

According to the 1840 Scriven's report into child labour in the potteries the works of Everard & Co was in the 3rd class... 
"The third class, which include the Egyptian-ware and figure manufactories are even still worse..."

  • The partners were George Everard, Thomas Colclough and George Townsend. 

  • This partnership was dissolved in July 1845.

  • George Everard the joined with James Glover as Everard & Glover - they stayed at Chancery Lane. 

  • Thomas Colclough and George Townsend moved to the Lane Delph Pottery at Fenton as Colclough & Townsend


Subsequently: Everard & Glover

Subsequently: Colclough & Townsend


London Gazette, 4 July 1845 

notice of the dissolution of the partnership between
Everard, Colclough & Townsend


lusterware jug in the Chinese Temple pattern

Other manufacturers produce ware with the 
same pattern name (John Meir & Son)

E C & T

 Chinese Temple is the pattern name





lusterware jug in the English Lakes pattern

Stone Ware
E C & T

ENGLISH LAKES is the name of the pattern





Marks and initials used on ware for identification:


E C & T


PASSION is the name of the pattern
Stone Ware
E C & T

PASSION is the name of the pattern

this mark is from a black printed and pink
luster-washed earthenware jug.
[from 'Staffordshire Potters', Henrywood]


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