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British Industrial History

Sampson Bridgwood and Son

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of Anchor Pottery, Longton, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffs

  • 1805 The firm was established.
  • 1853 It moved to the Anchor Pottery. They were earthenware manufacturers (also china up to 1887).
  • Although the company appears to have ceased producing china in the late 19th century they continued to use tradenames such as 'semi-porcelain', 'porcelaine opaque' and 'limoges' for their earthenwares.
  • 1947 Advert in British Industries Fair Catalogue as Exhibiting Member of the British Pottery Manufacturers' Federation of Federation House, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire. Composite Exhibit. (Pottery and Glassware Section - Olympia, Ground Floor, Stand No. A.1199) [1]
  • The company closed in the 1990s.

See Also

  • [1] The Potteries Website

Sources of Information

  1. 1947 British Industries Fair Adverts 398 and 399; and p38