Bristol Potters and Potteries

Research by Reg Jackson

Bristol Potters – H

Research by Reg Jackson

HAZELL William

Born c1845 in Kilkenny, Ireland (61C).

1861 Works at the pottery, 13 Hamilton Court, Thomas Street, St Mary Redcliffe parish (16) (61C).

HEAL Bertha

Born c1878 in St George (01C).

1901 Work in pottery, Royate Hill, Eastville (23) (01C).

HEAL Emma

Born c1883 in St George (01C).

1901 Paintress at pottery, 3 Melton Terrace, Crofts End Road, St George (18) (01C).

HEANS Frederick S.

Born c1861 in Bedminster (81C).

1881 Stoneware potter, 107 Thomas Street, St Thomas’s parish (20) (81C).

HEAPE Ada

Born c1896 in Church Gresley, Derbyshire, the daughter of Edwin Heape and the sister of Emily Heape (11C).

1911 Pottery decorator, 13 Balaclava Road, Fishponds (15), living with her parents and siblings (11C).

HEAPE Edwin (Edward) Stephens

Born c1867 in Albert Village, Leicestershire, the father of Emily and Ada Heape (91C, 11C).

1890 3 Jun. He married Elizabeth ward at Church Gresley, Derbyshire (Ancestry website).
1891 Potter presser, 7 Boss Row, New Street, Church Gresley, Derbyshire (24), living with his wife Elizabeth (24), born in Moira, Leicestershire (91C).
1901 Potter’s presser, 1 Regent Street, Church Gresley (34), living with his wife Elizabeth (35) and children Emily (8), Horace (6), Olive (5), all born in Church Gresley, Edna (4), born in Woodville, and Lawrence (4 mths), born in Church Gresley (01C).
1911 Sanitary presser, pottery manufacturer, 13 Balaclava Road, Fishponds (44), living withb his wife Elizabeth (45) and children, including Lillian (9), born in Church Gresley (11C).
1936 13 Feb. Inquest on Edward Stevens [sic] Heape (69) of Balaclava Road, Fishponds. He had been suffering from asthma, bronchitis and also from the effects of silicosis, from which he died.  He had been employed for 30 years as a ware maker at Messrs Pountney and Co’s pottery but had not followed his occupation since 1931.  Since that time he has been receiving compensation from the firm. The firm had admitted all liability. Verdict, death from natural causes (Western Daily Press).

HEAPE Emily

Born c1893 in Church Gresley, Derbyshire, the daughter of Edwin Heape and the sister of Ada Heape (11C).

1911 Pottery decorator, 13 Balaclava Road, Fishponds (18), living with her parents and siblings (11C).
1927 16 Oct. Possibly he Miss Emmie Heape mentioned in connection with an exhibition of works held at the Girls Club Room, Bristol Pottery (Western Daily Press).

HEARNS Alfred

Born c1876 in Hanley, Staffordshire (11C).

1911 Potter, saggar maker, Woodville House, 16 Justice Road, Fishponds (35), living with his wife Bertha (33), born in Church Gresley, Derbyshire, and children Reginald (6), born in Woodville, Derbyshire, and Ivy (2), born in Fishponds (11C).

HELEY Charles

Born c1837 in Bath, Somerset (51C).

1851 Pottery boy, 4 Long Row, Temple parish (14).  He was an orphan living with the family of Henry McCarthy a hatmaker born in Liverpool (51C).

 

HEMINGWAY Henry

Born c1865 in Tamworth, Staffordshire (91C).

1891 19 Somerset Street, Bedminster (26), living with his wife Charlotte (22), born in Chesterfield, Derbyshire (91C).
1901 Labourer, Shaw Street, Whittington, Derbyshire (36), living with his wife Charlotte (33) and children Ethel (9) and Ellen (7), both born in Brimington, Derbyshire, and Henry (4), born in Peterborough, Lincolnshire (01C).

HEMPEL John

1808 5 Dec. A potter of St Michael’s Hill, he stood surety of £20 for the appearance of William Organ at the next Sessions (T).

HENDERSON, RICE AND KEENE (T. Keene & Co.)

See the Potteries List section for the St Philip’s Pottery 2

They probably took over the Pottery run by Joseph Hill.

1772-74 Henderson, Rice and Keene ran the St Philip’s Pottery 2.

It seems likely that the Pottery was taken over by Josiah Duffett in about 1780.

 

1772 3 Sep. ‘To be sold … Together or Separate. Several rich and valuable Closes of Meadow and Pasture Land … situate on the side of the River Avon within the parish of St Philip and Jacob … Also a large and commodious well built Pottery, with a large Yard and Sheds, landing stank, and every other conveniency, situate on the Bank of the River aforesaid, now let to Messrs. Henderson, Rice and Keenes … Also several tenements situate in or near Avon-Street, aforesaid.  Apply to Mr Joseph Hill in Avon Street’ (BG).
1772 17 Sep. ‘For Sale by Auction … Lot 3 All that Pottery Sheds and Premises … now let to Messrs. Henderson, Rice and Keenes … at the Yearly Rent of £30’ (BG).
1773 4 Jan. Tho. Keene and Co. exported 560 pieces of earthenware to Dublin (PB-EXP).
1773 4 Apr. T. Keene and Co. exported 2000 pieces of earthenware to Philadelphia (PB-EXP).
1773 17 Dec. T. Keene and Co. exported 200 pieces of earthenware to Corunna (PB-EXP).
1774 2 Jun and 16 Jun. A sale of property including: ‘Lot 1 All that Pottery Sheds and Premises situated on the Banks of the River Avon … now let to Messrs. Henderson, Rice and Keene, for a term of 21 years, commencing the 24th Day of June 1772 …’ (BG).

HENDERSON Thomas

Born c1836 in Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire (61C, 71C).

1861 2 Crow Lane, St Nicholas parish (25), living with his wife Ann (23), born in Bristol (61C).
1863-78 2 Crow Lane (NPR).
1871 Potter (handler), Honey Wall Back Row, Penkhull, Staffordshire (35), living with his wife Ann (32) and children (71C).
Children:
William Lewis, bapt 28 Jan 1863 (NPR), Mary Jane, bapt 5 Oct 1864 (NPR), Thomas, born c1866 in Stoke-on-Trent (71C), George, born c1868 in Stoke-on-Trent (71C), Herbert, born c1870 in Stoke-on-Trent (71C), John, bapt 11 Apr 1877 (NPR),
Albert John, bapt 13 Nov 1878 (NPR)

HENDRY Gordon

Born c1890 in Fishponds (11C).

1911 Pottery (out of work), 36 Grove Park Terrace, Fisponds (21) (11C).

HENLEY Charlotte

Born c1876 in Bristol, the wife of William Henley (01C, 11C).

1901 Potter, 107 Pennywell Road, St Gabriel parish (25), the wife of William Henley (01C).
1911 No occupation, living with her husband William at 129 Pennywell Road (11C).

HENLEY William

Born c1876 in Bristol, the husband of Charlotter Henley (11C).

1901 General labourer, living with his wife Charlotte at 107 Pennywell Road (01C).
1911 Furnace stoker at pottery, 129 Pennywell Road, St Gabriel parish (35), living with his wife Charlotte (35) and children Frederick (12), Harry (9), Willie (3) and Joseph (1), all born in Bristol (11C).

HERBERT Abraham

1774 27 Feb. Thomas, son of Abraham and Hester Herbert of Avon Street, potter, baptised (PPR).

 

HERBERT William

1857 27 Dec. Church Lane, St Philip’s parish on the baptism of his daughter Emily (aged 7 weeks).  Wife Ann (PPR).

 

HEWITT —-

1789-90 Potter, Church Street, Temple (Temple-W).

HEWLETT William

Born c1803 in Bristol (81C).

1871 Labourer, Harris’s Yard, Temple parish (68), living with his wife Elizabeth (61).
1881 Porter at pottery, 18 Harris’s Yard, Temple parish (78) living with his wife Elizabeth (67) a tobacco pipe maker, born in Bristol (81C).