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Uriah Clark and Nephew

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of The Dicker Pottery, Hellingly, Sussex. Telephone: Hailsham 39

1912 the Dicker Pottery merged with the neighbouring Boship Green Pottery owned by William Bridges and the business became known as Uriah Clark and Nephew Ltd.

1916 Bridges died; the First World War nearly caused the business to fail.

Post WWI the Pottery came under the management of Sydney Harte

1920s/30s Produced notable art ware sold mainly to the tourist trade.

1929 Listed Exhibitor. Manufacturers of Hand-made Sussex Pottery, "Dickler Ware" Red Wares, and Horticultural Pottery. (Stand No. F.15) [1]

WWII The business closed.

Post WWII The Pottery was rebuilt and re-opened but was soon taken over by Wightman and Parish, local ironmongers in Lewes. Keith and Fiona Richardson were employed to run the business under the name Dicker Potteries Ltd, but despite their best efforts, the Pottery never gained its former prominence.

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  • Pottery History [1]