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T. C. Brown-Westhead, Moore and Co, china, earthenware and sanitary goods manufacturers, of Cauldon Works, Stoke-on-Trent
c.1802 Job Ridgway founded the Cauldon works about 1802 (he had formerly been in partnership with his brother George at the Bell Works c.1782-1802)
1808 Company named Job Ridgway and Son
1814 Job Ridgway died in 1814 and his two sons, John and William Ridgway carried on the business as J and W Ridgway.
1830 Dissolution of partnership. John Ridgway continued at the Cauldon Place works as John Ridgway and Co. William moved to a new manufactory that he had erected.
1856 Company named John Ridgway, Bates and Co
1859 Company renamed Bates, Brown-Westhead, Moore and Co
1862 Company renamed T. C. Brown-Westhead, Moore and Co
1893 Article on the company: "typical of a successful business"; "exemplifies those features which are so essential to an industrial institution of the present day".
Manufacturers of high-grade earthenwares and porcelain
After 1904 renamed Cauldon Ltd.
1920 the firm was retitled Cauldon Potteries Ltd.