Soho Pottery, Tunstall, Stoke-upon-Trent

From To Occupier Comments
1875 1882 George Guest   
1883 1897 Rathbone, Smith & Co  The principal partners were Thomas Rathbone and Charles Smith. 
?? 1895 Rathbone, Smith & Binnall The partners were Thomas Rathbone, Charles Smith and Rowland Augustus Binnall.
1897 1900 Smith & Binnall The partners were Charles Smith and Rowland Augustus Binnall
1904 1904 Ernest Farmiloe Short lived potter - operating for less then one year 
1904 1910 Soho Pottery Co   Soho Pottery Co. continued at the Elder Works in Cobridge from August 1910 to 1944


Soho Pottery Ltd
earthenware manufacturers

from: 1907 Staffordshire Sentinel 
'Business Reference Guide to The Potteries, Newcastle & District'



1880 map showing the location of the Soho Pottery, Tunstall (blue circle)
The nearby Swan Works is marked in green. 

2015 map showing the former location of the Soho Pottery (blue circle)
- after the works were demolished a cinima was build on the site -

the red rectangle is now Tunstall Town Hall - previously this was the location of the Market Hall
Tower Square was originally called Market Square

Bing Maps  

The Swan Pottery, Ritz Cinema and High Street, Tunstall, 1937
- the Soho pottery had closed in 1906 and after demolition was replaced by
the Ritz Cinema -

Britain from Above

Red rectangle = Town Hall
Blue circle =  Ritz Cinema (location of the previous Soho Works)
Green rectangle = The Swan Pottery

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