Nelson Pottery, Hanley

From To Occupier Comments
1885 1981 Elijah Cotton Operated as E. Cotton Ltd.

Elijah Cotton also operated the Victoria Works in Broad Street, Hanley.

Index entry for E. Cotton
1893 journal on E. Cotton
1956 article on the company.


Nelson Pottery (picture around 1893)
Nelson Pottery (picture around 1893)

From: "A descriptive account of The Potteries (illustrated)
1893 advertising and trade journal. 
Page 22
Mr. Elijah Cotton, Earthenware and China Manufacturer" on the journal entry.

Nelson Pottery on the junction of Nelson Road and Commercial Road. 

On the picture Commercial Road to the left and Nelson Road
to the right. Nelson Road was renamed in the early 1950's to Botteslow Street.

Looking down Commercial Road from Botteslow Street
Looking down Commercial Road from Botteslow Street

photo: Nov 2000

The white building on the corner and the building
 behind it form the 'Nelson Industrial Estate' - 
most of these buildings are the original 'Nelson Pottery'

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