A walk around Dresden, Longton, Stoke-on-Trent
Dresden & the Longton Freehold Land Society


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Church of the Resurrection

Tomb of John Green

Tomb of John Green


Tomb of John Green

photos: June 2001


No 69 Ricardo Street, was built for John Green, pottery manufacturer, In 1853 John Green went into partnership with Elisha Holland. They occupied a factory on the west side of Stafford Street (now The Strand) where they manufactured earthenware. The firm employed 146 people in 1861. 

John Green took an active interest in the affairs of Dresden. When a local board of health was formed to run the new district in 1863, he was elected as one of the 12 board members. Later on be was a member and alderman of Longton Borough Council and a Justice of the Peace. He did not neglect the firm in Longton which prospered and by 1871 the partnership employed 258 people. John Green died on 6 April 1877


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