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John Tams

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of Crown Pottery, Stafford Street, Longton, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire. Telephone: Longton 3507. Cables: "Tams, Longton".

  • 1875 Became John Tams Limited.
  • 1929 Listed Exhibitor - British Industries Fair. Manufacturers of Earthenware, comprising Dinner, Tea, and Toilet Ware, Hotel and Restaurant Ware; also an exclusive new line "Celmore Ware" in Flower Pots, Vases, Rose Bowls, etc. (Stand No. E.22) [1]
  • 2000 Went into receivership in February. Reformed as the Tams Group Ltd in April.

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  • [1] The Potteries Website