Banks & Thorley


Location and period of operation:

Banks & Thorley



Sept 1886

Earthenware manufacturers at Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent

  • Originally at the New Street Pottery (c.1875-8) and then at the Boston Works, High Street, Hanley (c.1878-86)

  • The partners were Edward Banks and Thomas Thorley.

  • Thorley retired in September 1886 and Edward Banks continued on his own. 


Subsequently: Edward Banks (& Co) 

Banks & Thorley
(Late Davenport, Banks & Co)

Boston Works, High Street, Hanley
(Late New Street Pottery)

 The Pottery Gazette, American and Canadian Edition, January 1st 1880

 The London Gazette,  September 10 1886

notice of the dissolution of the partnership
of Banks and Thorley 

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