Stubbs Bros & John Chew Ltd / Stubbs Bros. Ltd.
Location and period of operation:
Stubbs Bros & John Chew Ltd
Stubbs Bros. Ltd
China manufacturers at the Mill Street Works (Argyle Works), Longton, Stoke-on-Trent.
John Chew was previously in business as China manufacturer at the Mill Street Works from 1903-4.
John Chew and the Stubs brother joined together as partners as Stubs Bros. and John Chew (Longton) Ltd
the continued the chine business and were also in business as bankers - still operating from the Mill Street Works.
In 1907 the trade directory lists Stubbs Bros. Ltd on their own as china manufacturers at the same location in Edensor Road, Longton
but by then the works is called the Argyle Works.
NOTE: Godden notes the business of Stubbs Bros. and John Chew Ltd. but gives a date of c.1907
he gives a date of c.1899-1904 for Stubs Bros. on their own.
However from the 1907 directory (see below) it was Stubbs Bros. on their own who were in operation in 1907.
Previously: John Chew
by 1907 the Mill Street Works was operated by
the Stubbs Brothers and had been renamed
the Argyle Works
'Business Reference Guide to The Potteries, Newcastle & District'
Stubs Bros. and John Chew (Longton) Ltd - Mill Street Works, Longton
London Gazette - 8 March 1907
up of Stubs Bros. and John Chew (Longton) Ltd
who were carrying on a business as Bankers
evidently after the closing of
the pottery manufacturing business
John Chew tried his hand as a banker with the Stubbs Brothers
- although this appeared to be short lived too
cup and saucer in the Edwardian pattern - made by Stubs Bros.
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