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Gibson and Sons

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December 1960.

Gibson and Sons (Ltd), of the Harvey Pottery, Lingard Street, Burslem (1885), earthenware manufacturer

of Albany Pottery, Moorland Road, Burslem (to 1965)


Previously was Gibson and Sudlow

1885 Became Gibson and Sons

1905 Gibson and Sons became a limited company; then traded as Gibson and Sons Ltd.

c.1907-1910 manufactured the Largest Teapot in the World which held 1024 cups of tea.

1950 Minerals Separation acquired Gibsons[1].

1950s Minerals Separation transferred Gibsons to Howard Pottery Co

1965 the Albany Pottery was too large for the business which was moved to Howard Pottery, Norfolk Street, Shelton (with Royal Winton).

See Also

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, 30 May 1951
  • Stoke-on-Trent Potteries Website [1]