Posted on: October 14th, 2016 by webfooted

See the Potteries List section for the Water Lane Pottery.

The Pottery had previously been run by John Decimus Pountney.

1837-50 Gabriel Goldney was in partnership with J.D. Pountney at the Water Lane Pottery, trading as Pountney & Goldney.

The Pottery was subsequently operated by J.D. Pountney alone.


Born c1806 in Chippenham, Wiltshire (51C).

1807 21 Jan. Probably the Gabriel Goldney, born 2 Jun 1806, the son of Thomas and Elizabeth, who was baptised at Langley-Burrell, Wiltshire (Ancestry website).
1837-50 Pountney & Goldney, manufacturer of all sorts of plain and ornamental earthenware, Water Lane, Temple Back (MD).
1839 Probably the Gabriel Goldney who was married at Chippenham (Ancestry website).
1846 14 Mar. ‘To be let. 13 Meridian Place, Clifton. For particulars, application may be made either on the premises, or at no. 3, or of Mr Gabriel Goldney, the present tenant, at the Bristol Pottery’ (Bristol Times).
1849 26 Mar. Noted as a manufacturer of Wetherell Cottage, Clifton on the baptism of his son Gabriel.  Wife Eliza (TPR).
1850 12 Oct. Gabriel Goldney was recorded as the Governor of the Corporation of the Poor in Bristol. He stated that in consequence of the dissolution of the partnership at the Bristol Pottery he was going into the north of England, but that he was not, at present, going to remove his family from Bristol (Bristol Times).
1851 Agent (sugar), lodging at 46 St Michael’s Hill, St Michael’s parish (44), living with his wife Eliza (43), born in Tiverton, Devon, and children Mary (11), Catherine (7) and Gabriel (2), all born in Clifton, Bristol (51C).
1859 He died and was buried in a family grave in Arnos Vale Cemetery, Bristol.

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