Posted on: October 14th, 2016 by webfooted

See the Potteries List section for the Lewin’s Mead Pottery.

1771 John Gates was running the Lewins Mead Pottery which was offered for sale.

No further details are known about the occupants of the Pottery.

1771 15 Aug. ‘Now selling off, under Prime-cost (on the Premises) All the Stock in Trade, belonging to the Pot-House, opposite the White Friars in Lewins-Mead, Bristol, lately in the Possession of John Gates; consisting of Brown Stone Ware, viz., oil-jars, Pickling Pots, Pitchers, Quart, Pint, and Half Pint Mugs, etc.
Also the Pot-House compleat, To be Let, with a Kiln built on the Premises, four good wheels standing Plenty of Pot-Boards, and all sorts of Utensils necessary for a Pot-Manufactory, Likewise four Dwelling Rooms, belonging to the said Pot-House, with every other useful Conveniency for such a Work – The Premises may be viewed and further Particulars had by applying to John Gates, aforesaid’ (BG).


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