Kiln Croft Works, Burslem


From To Occupier Comments
1825 James and Thomas Handley Kiln Croft Works was an old establishment and in or about 1820 was carried on by the Handley family. 
1825 1835 James and Thomas Edwards  
1835   Willett and Marsh ... then Mr. Marsh alone
  1864 T & R Boote  
1864 1892 Henry Burgess Produced white granite-ware mainly for the American and Canadian markets. Ware was marked with 'Royal Arms' and name or initials of the firm.


1879 map showing the Kiln Croft Works 


1937 map of Burslem town centre

Light blue line is Nile Street
Dark blue area = Former Kiln Croft Works (probably at this time taken over by the Doulton factory)
Green oval = Royal Doulton
Purple oval = Town Hall and Meat Market


map of Burslem town centre
Google maps 2012

The Royal Doulton works closed in 2005
Green = Doulton Works
Blue = location of the former Kiln Croft Works (some of the original building still stood)


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