Adams, Scrivener & Co


Location and period of operation:

Adams, Scrivener & Co




Manufacturers of china and earthenware at the Sutherland Road Works, Longton, Stoke-on-Trent.

  • The partners were Harvey Adams, Robert George Scrivener and Titus Hammersley (the '& Co')

  • On the 1st November 1869 Scrivener left the business and Harvey Adams and Titus Hammersley continued as 'Harvey Adams & Co'

  • Titus Hammersley also had an interest in the company 'Hammersley, Freeman & Co' who operated at the adjoining Prince of Wales Works.


Subsequently: Harvey Adams & Co 

Adams, Scrivener & Co
manufacturers of China, Earthenware, Stoneware
Longton, Staffordshire Potteries

1869 advert from Keates directory

courtesy of R.K.Henrywood
Staffordshire Potteries 1781-1900 


London Gazette,  November 2, 1869

notice that Robert Scrivener left the partnership
to leave Harvey Adams and Titus Hammersley 
to continue the business


Registered design - 216451 - Adams, Scrivener & Co - 05 February 1868 - Jug

The moulded decoration on this jug is of plants, each the emblem of the nations comprising the United Kingdom, the Shamrock for Ireland, the Thistle for Scotland, the Oak for England and a fourth unidentified plant, possibly emblematic of Wales.

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Sutherland Road Works

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