Bristol Potters and Potteries

Research by Reg Jackson

Bristol Potters - M

Research by Reg Jackson

MABBS Charles

Born c1814 in Bristol (51C).

1851 6 Harris Yard, Temple parish (37), living with his wife Eliza (38) born in Bristol (51C).

MACDAVELL Benjamin Cornelius

1889 25 Aug. St Philip’s Marsh on the baptism of his daughter May (born 29 Jul 1889).  Wife Elizabeth (PPR).

 

MACEY Jane

Born c1797 in Whitchurch, Bristol (61C).

1861 Pottery worker, pauper, City of Bristol Workhouse, Stapleton (64) (61C).

MACEY John Joseph

1862 16 Mar. Sidney Alley, St Philip’s parish on the baptism of his son John Joseph (born 4 Jan 1862).  Wife Hester (PPR).

 

MACKDONEL Rose

Born c1847 in Wales (71C).

1871 Work at pottery, lodging at 1 Cooperidge Cottage, St Philip’s parish (24) (71C).

MACKRELL George

1831 5 Sep. He was apprenticed to J.D. Pountney, aged 14 years (Ao).

MAGGS Ivy

Born c1891 in Eastville (11C).

1911 Pottery cleaner ware, 32 Ridgeway Road, Fishponds (20) (11C).

MAISEY (MASEY, MACEY) Thomas

Born c1810 in Bristol (51C).

1824 26 Feb.  He was apprenticed to J.D. Pountney, aged 14 years (A, Ao).
1831 13 Feb. St Philip’s parish (PPR).
1833 7 Jul. Bread Street, St Philip’s parish (PPR).
1841 Potter, Bellaton Place, Bridgwater, Somerset (30), living with his wife Mary (30), and children (41C).
1845 18 May. Broad Plain, St Philip’s parish (PPR).
1851 Potter, Oxford Street, Weston-super-Mare, Somerset (40), living with his wife Mary (40), born in Bristol, and children (51C).
1861 Potter, widower, 33 James’s Street, Weston-super-Mare (51), living with his children (61C).
Children:
Elizabeth Ann, bapt 13 Feb 1831 (PPR), Mary Ann Elizabeth, bapt 7 Jul 1833 (PPR), Sarah, born c1838 in Taunton, Somerset (41C, 51C), Elizabeth, born c1840 in Bridgwater, Somerset (41C, 51C), Thomas, born c1843 in Bridgwater (51C), Emily (aged 5 wks), bapt 18 May 1845 (PPR), born in Weston-super-Mare (51C), Eliza, born c1848 in Weston-super-Mare (51C), William, born c1850 in Weston-super-Mare (51C), George, born c1852 in Weston-super-Mare (61C), Henry, born c1856 in Weston-super-Mare (61C)

MAISH James

1815 16 Nov.  He was apprenticed to J.D. Pountney (Ao).

MAITLAND John

Born c1811 in Bristol (41C) or Hanley, Staffordshire (51C)..

1841 9 Chatterton Square, St Mary Redcliffe parish (30), living with his wife Maryon (Marianne in TPR) (30) born in Bristol and children (41C).
1841 14 Nov. Temple parish (TPR).
1851 Potter, Stubbs Street, Burslem, Staffordshire (40), living with his wife Martha (30), born in Burslem, and children (51C).
Children:
Mary, born c1832 in Bristol (41C), John, born c1834 in Bristol (41C), George, born c1836 in Bristol (41C), Sarah, born c1838 in Bristol (41C), Emma Elizabeth, bapt 14 Nov 1841 (TPR), Henry, born c1848 in Burslem (51C)

MALKIN Mary

Born c1875 in Bristol (01C).

1901 Earthenware jug maker, 11 Arthur Street, St Silas parish (26) (01C).

MANFOARD Fred

Born c1885 in Staffordshire (11C).

1911 Pottery embosser (moulder), boarding at 2 Harvey’s Cottage, 36 Ridgeway Road, Fishponds (11C).

MANNERS Frederick R.

Born c1868 in Bristol (11C).

1901 Marine engineer, 11 Brixton Road, Easton (36), living with his wife Fanny (36) (01C).
1911 Engineer at pottery, 438 Fishponds Road (43), living with his wife Fanny (44), born in Bristol (11C).

MARE (MARES) Joseph

1818 24 Aug. He was apprenticed to Benjamin and Charlotte Matchin (A, Ao).
1825 17 Jul. St Paul’s parish on the baptism of his daughter Caroline.  Wife Jane (PPR).

MARGERUM James

See the Potteries section for the Redcliff Back Pottery 1.

1705-06 James Margerum had converted William Clark’s glasshouse into a Pottery.  However, it seems likely that the Pottery was operated by Thomas Frank I, as he was exporting earthenware from at least 1706.

By 1707 the records show that the Pottery had been taken over by ‘John Frank’, although this may be a mistake for Thomas Frank I.

Possibly the ‘James Margarinn’ who was apprenticed to John Campion of London, potter, on 13 October 1681 (Edwards 1974, 84). If so, then he may have been the James Margerum, born 9 Apr 1668, baptised 8 May 1668, the son of John and Hannah Margerum of St Marylebone, Westminster, Middlesex (Ancestry website).

  Rate book entry:
1705 ‘James Margerum p. pothouse’ (St Mary Redcliffe-PR)

 

MARKES Fanny

Born c1821 in Burslem, Staffordshire, the wife of Joseph Markes (51C).

1851 Potter painter, 4 Water lane, Temple parish (30), living with her husband Joseph (26), potter kilnman, born in Burslem, Staffordshire (51C).

 

MARKES Joseph

Born c1825 in Burslem, Staffordshire, the husband of Fanny Markes (51C).

1851 Potter kilnman, 4 Water Lane, Temple parish (26), living with his wife Fanny (30), potter painter, born in Burslem, Staffordshire (51C).

 

MARKS Alice

Born c1858 in St Mary Redcliffe parish, the wife of James Joel Marks (81C).

1881 Transferer at pottery, 2 Redcliff Buildings, St Mary Redcliffe parish (23), living with her husband James Joel Marks (34), potter, born in Temple parish and children (81C).
1891 She had moved to Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent with her husband and children (91C).

MARKS James Joel

Born 1846 in Temple parish, the son of William Marks, the husband of Alice Marks and the brother of William John, Thomas and Joseph Marks II (TPR, 81C).

1846 15 Nov. Baptised, the son of William and Sarah Ann Marks (TPR).
1861 Errand boy, 1 Stones Court, Church Street, Temple parish, living with his parents (61C).
1871 Printer at pottery, 1 Stones Court, Church Street, Temple parish (24), living with his parents (71C).
1877 11 Nov. Cheese Lane, St Philip’s parish (31) the son of William Marks, a potter, he married Alice Bull (20) of Cheese Lane, the daughter of William Bull, a hawker (PPR).
1881 2 Redcliff Buildings, Bryant Street, St Mary Redcliffe parish (34), living with his wife Alice (23), transferer at pottery, born in St Mary Redcliffe parish and children (81C).
1891 Potter’s printer, 53 Trafalgar Street, Hanley, Staffordshire (44), living with his wife Alice (33), potter’s transferer, born in Bristol and children, and his brother Thomas Marks (28), potter’s transferer (91C).
1901 Potter’s printer, 67 Trafalgar Street, Hanley (54), living with his wife Alice (43), potter’s transferer and children (01C).
1911 Potter’s printer, 67 Trafalgar Street, Hanley (64), living with his wife Alice (54), potter’s transferer, and children (11C).
He and his family worked at a pottery called Bishop and Stonier in Hanley (information from Jackie James).
1917 He died in Stoke-on-Trent. His wife died in 1930 (information from Jackie James).
Children:
Alice, born c1878 in Temple parish (81C), Clara, born c1880 in St Mary Redcliffe parish (81C), James. born c1882 in Hanley (91C), William F., born c1884 in Hanley or Burslem (91C, 01C), Joseph, born c1886 in Hanley (91C), Clara, born c1888 in Hanley (91C), Annie, born c1894 in Hanley (01C)

 

MARKS Joel

Born in Bristol, the brother of William Marks (41C).

1824 16 May. He was baptised in St Philip’s church, the son of Joel and Hester Marks (information from Jackie James).
1841 Labourer, Church Street, Temple parish (25) [his age may be a mistake for 15], living with his widowed mother Esther Allen [presumably she had remarried], a tobacconist, and siblings (41C).
1845 4 Aug. Potter, Frogmore Street, St Augustine’s parish, the son of Joel Marks, a smith, he married Fanny Davies of Stony Hill, the daughter of John Davies, a printer (APR).
1858 Probably his wife Fanny who was buried at St Andrew’s church, Clifton, aged 37 years (information from Jackie James).
1859 28 Aug. Potter and widower, he married Harriet Collings, the daughter of George Collings, potter (information from Jackie James).
1860 16 May. He died at 1 Temple Backs, Temple parish, aged 36 of ‘phthisis’ (a wasting disease, especially pulmonary tuberculosis) (information from Jackie James).