Posted on: September 29th, 2016 by webfooted

See the Potteries List section for the Lawrence Hill Pottery

c1808-c45 He appears to have been operating a Pottery in Lawrence Hill

There are no subsequent references to a Pottery in Lawrence Hill but documents for that area are rare.


The brother of James Alsop III and father of Uriah Alsop II (A).

1771 6 Oct. Probably the Uriah Alsop baptised at St George, the son of Abraham and Sarah Alsop (Ancestry website).
1788 17 Mar. The son of James Alsop of St George, Gloucestershire, a labourer, he was apprenticed to James I and Hannah Alsop.  Master to find apparel and washing (A, Ao).
1808 5 Dec. A potter of Lawrence Hill he stood surety of £20 for the appearance of William Organ at the next Sessions (T).
1808-30 Potter, Lawrence Hill, St Philip’s parish (P, MD).
1812 9 Oct. He obtained his freedom (F).
1828 10 May. Noted as a potter of St Philip’s parish when his son, James, was apprenticed to John Wright, a printer (A).
1832 & 1834 Potter, Lawrence Hill, St Philip and Jacob out parish (BRO 04736, List of Electors).
1832 6 Sep. Possibly the Uriah Alsop, aged 62, buried in Bristol (Ancestry website).
1845 13 Jan. He was noted as a stoneware potter when his daughter, Mary, married William Speak, a farmer of Philadelphia Street, St Paul’s (PaPR).
With wife Jane:
Uriah Alsop II, 12 May 1823 (A)

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