Bristol Potters and Potteries

Research by Reg Jackson

Bristol Potters - S

Research by Reg Jackson

SADD Amy

Born c1875 in St Mary Redcliffe parish (91C).

1891 5 Commercial Road/Temple Backs, Temple parish (16) (91C).

 

SADLER Jennette

Born c1850 in Bristol (71C).

1871 17 Redcliff Square, St Mary Redcliffe parish (21), living with her parents George and Grace Sadler, a currier (71C).

SAINSBURY Mary

Born c1797 in Temple parish (51C).

1851 Works at the pottery, 4 Tower Street, Temple parish (54), a widow (51C).
1861 Works at pottery, lodging at 23 Tower Street, Temple parish (70), a widow (61C).

 

SAINTHILL Peter

1681 20 Jun. Peter Sainthill petitioned for freedom of the city and was granted his freedom on 3 September on payment of a £2 fine (CCP).
1681 15 Sep. ‘Peter Sainthill, Potter, is admitted into ye libties of this Cittie, by ord’r of ye Mayo and Aldm. and Comon Councell assembled, for ye Fine of Forty shillings and ordinary Fees, hath taken ye Oath of Allegeance £2.4s.6d’ (F, CCP).
1690 13 Oct. He was described as a potter of Bristol when his son, Philip, was apprenticed to Nicholas Andrews, mariner (A).
1696 He was living in Redcliff Street, St Mary Redcliffe parish with his wife Anne, and children, Thomas, Martha and Susan (Ralph & Williams 1968, 117).
1697 27 Feb. Peter Sainthill, potter, was one of the appraisers for Martha Jenkin’s inventory (BRO Inventory 1696/17).
1698 ‘St Mary Redcliff Peter Senthill 3s’ (BRO Rate 3 Will III c.10).
1708 19 Jul. Ann Sainthill buried (RPR).
1718 6 May. ‘Peter Sainthill, aged about 60’ buried (RPR).
Apprentice:
With wife Anne
Thomas Sainthill, 2 May 1698 (A, Ar).

 

SAINTHILL Thomas

1696 He was living with his parents, Peter and Anne Sainthill, in Redcliffe Street, St Mary Redcliffe parish (Ralph & William 1968, 117).
1698 2 May. He was apprenticed to his parents (A, Ar).

 

SALT James

Born c1875 in Wolstanton, Staffordshire, the son of Robert Salt (91C).

1891 Potter’s printer, 201 Coronation Road, Bedminster (16), living with his parents and siblings (91C).

 

SALT Robert

Born c1842 in Burslem, Staffordshire, the father of James Salt (71C, 81C).

1871 Potter (hollow ware presser), 15 Elliot Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire (29), living with his wife Selinda (24), born in Burslem (71C)
1881 Potter’s manager, 55 Carlisle Street, Trentham, Stoke-on-Trent (39), living with his wife Selinda (34) and children Minnie (9) born in Newcastle-under-Lyme, James (6), born in Basford, Staffordshire and Louisa (2), born in Burslem (81C).
1891 Potter’s manager, 201 Coronation Road, Bedminster (48), living with his wife Selinda (44) and children (91C).
1891 16 Mar. He was described as the foreman of Pountney’s Victoria Pottery Works (Bristol Mercury).
1901 Potter’s foreman, 17 James Street, Wolstanton, Staffordshire (59), living with his wife Selinda W. (55) and daughter Louisa (22) (01C).

SANDERS Esther

Born c1824, the mother-in-law of William Harris II (61C).

1861 Potter’s assistant, Baptist Street, St Philip’s parish (37), the wife of William Sanders, a house painter, and living with her son-in-law, William Harris II (16), a potter (61C).

 

SANDERS John I

1831-35 Temple parish (JaPR).
1840 20 Sep. Temple parish (JaPR).
Children:
Wife Jane
Jane, bapt 18 Sep 1831 (JaPR), Elizabeth, bapt 29 Sep 1833 (JaPR), George, bapt 20 Sep 1835 (JaPR), Edward and Eliza (twins), bapt 20 Sep 1840 (JaPR)

 

SANDERS John II

1833-35 Bedminster (PPR).
1852 28 Mar. Noted as a potter when his son John, a labourer of St Philip’s parish married Ann Green (PPR).
Children:
Wife Sarah
Mary Ann, bapt 5 May 1833 (PPR), William James, bapt 15 Mar 1835 (PPR), John, married 28 Mar 1852 (PPR)

 

SANDERS William

Born c1826 in Baptist Mills (51C).

1851 1 James Street, St Philip’s parish (25), living with his wife Ann (26) born in Horsefair, St James’s parish and daughter Charlotte (5 mths) born St Philip’s parish (51C).

SANSON Robert

Born c1837 in Hanley, Staffordshire (61C).

1861 Melsoms Building, Temple parish (24), living with his wife Louisa (21) born in Temple parish and son Robert (13 mths), born in Temple parish (61C).

 

SANTOS Joseph I

The father of Joseph Santos II (RPR).

1853 22 Aug. Noted as a potter when his son Joseph Santos II of 101 Redcliff Street married Rachel Baker (RPR).

 

SANTOS Joseph II

Born c1829, the son of Joseph Santos I (RPR).

1853 22 Aug. 101 Redcliff Street, St Mary Redcliffe parish (24), the son of Joseph Santos, potter, he married Rachel Baker (21) of 73 Thomas Street, the daughter of Henry Baker, a publican (RPR).

 

SAUCH Eliza A.

Born c1871 in Temple parish (91C).

1891 Pottery hand, 3 Jones Court, Temple parish (20) (91C).

 

SAUL John

1765 23 Dec. He stood surety of £10 for the appearance of William Jones, potter, at the next Sessions (T).
1766 19 Mar. He stood surety of £20 for the appearance of William Jones, potter, at the next Sessions (T; BRO Wooden Box 1765 Bundle 10/1).

SAUNDERS Abraham

Born c1823 in Bristol, the brother of Sarah Saunders (51C).

1851 Potter’s warehouseman, 4 Millpond Street, St Philip’s parish (28), living with his parents James and Sarah Saunders, a brass melter, and his sister Sarah (20) a potter (51C).
1855 15 Apr. Ashley Road, St Philip’s parish (PPR).
1858 25 Dec. Baptist Mills, St Philip’s parish (PPR).
1861 Warehouseman, Royal Oak, Edward Place, St Philip’s parish (28), living with his wife Eliza (24), born in Bedminster, and children (61C).
1866 2 Sep. Old Market Street, St Philip’s parish (PPR).
1871 Pottery packer, 4 Barton Place, St Philip’s parish (43), living with his wife Eliza (35), tailoress, and children (71C).
Children:
George James (aged 10 wks), bapt 15 Apr 1855 (PPR); Eliza Llewella (aged 11 mths), bapt 25 Dec 1858 (PPR); Mary, born c1861 in Bristol (71C); Ann Elizabeth, born 26 Jul 1865, bapt 2 Sep 1866 (PPR)

 

SAUNDERS Charles

Born c1837, the son of William Saunders and brother of Emma Saunders II (JBPR).

1859 30 Jan. New Cut, Bedminster (22), the son of William Saunders, a potter, he married Mary Maria Burge (21) of New Cut, the daughter of Thomas Burge, a carpenter (JBPR).

 

SAUNDERS Daniel

See the Potteries section for the Westbury-on-Trym Pottery.

c1742-70 Daniel Saunders ran the Westbury-on-Trym Pottery.

He became bankrupt in 1770 and in 1772 the Pottery was sold to George Hart.

 

He was the son of William Saunders of Cote House, Westbury-on-Trym.

1738 11 Dec. Daniel Saunders married Elizabeth Meiden (WPR).
1742 5 Feb. The will of Samuel Jacob of Bristol, merchant, included a reference to ‘the ground called Burfield on which is a pottwork erected as by articles between Daniel Saunders and myself’ (BRO 34901/179).
1755 27 Aug. Described as a merchant of Cote, Westbury-on-Trym when he was bequeathed £100 in the will of John Maies, a shipwright, of Seamills Dock. The money was to be invested in order to help pay for clothing, maintaining and ‘placing out’ Maies’s five youngest children and to pay them each a sum of £20 when they married or reached the age of twenty-one. He was also left £4 to pay towards the clothing and necessaries for Maies’s four grandchildren (information from Howard Mais).
1757 16 Jun. He was described as a potter of Westbury-on-Trym when his son, Samuel, was apprenticed to James Phillips, grocer (A).
1769 13 Oct. He mortgaged various properties including ‘all that pasture ground called Burfield containing by estimation 8 acres … lying over against the White Horse Inn bounded with the highway leading from Bristol to Westbury … on the west side and certain grounds then or late of Jonathan New on the east side thereof. And also all that messuage, tenement or pot house with its appurtenances then lately erected and built on some part of the said ground called Burfield, together with the several messuages or tenements and other buildings also then lately erected & built adjoining or near adjoining and belonging to and occupied with the said pothouse with the appurtenances’ (BRO 21782, box 17, bundle 6).
1770 24 Sep. He was declared bankrupt and was described as a merchant and potter of Cote (Bath Journal – information Marek Lewcun).
1772 21 Aug. Stephen Penny, an accountant who had been appointed to administer Saunders’ affairs, sold the Pottery to George Hart for £1,000 (BRO 21782, box 17, bundle 6).
1773 7 Jan. ‘The Commissioners in a Commission of Bankrupt awarded against Daniel Saunders late of Cote, … Westbury-on-Trym … Merchant, Potter, Dealer and Chapman, intended to meet on the 19 January … to make a final Dividend of the said Bankrupt’s Estate and Effects … ‘ (BG).
1777 5 Jun. ‘To be sold by Auction … by order of the Assignees of Daniel Saunders, a Bankrupt. The several remaining Shares of the said Daniel Saunders, of and in Sea-Mills Dock, and of and in a certain Messuage at Sea-Mills Dock, late in the Possession of Mary Church, widow …’ (BG).
1779 29 Jul. ‘The Commissioners in a Commission of Bankrupt awarded and issued forth against Daniel Saunders, late of Cote, in the Parish of Westbury-on-Trim … Potter, deceased, here give notice that they intend … to make a final Dividend of the Estate of the said Bankrupt …’ (BG).

 

SAUNDERS David

Born c1842 in Gloucestershire (91C).

1891 Packer at stoneware pottery, 13 Byron Terrace, Bedminster (49), living with his wife Matilda (32), born in Bedminster, and children John (4), born in Bedminster, and Ann (3), born in Gloucestershire (91C).