Posted on: February 20th, 2018 by Reg Jackson

See the Potteries List section for the St Philip’s Pottery 6.

She appears to have assisted her brother, Walter John Moorse, in running the pottery until his death in 1934.

1934-40 She ran the Pottery until it was advertised for sale in 1940.

The Pottery closed.


Born c1872, the daughter of John Forward Moorse and the sister of Walter John Moorse (91C).

1911 Clerk assisting brother, 3 Kensington Park Road, Brislington (36). She was living with her brother Walter John Moorse, who was described as a red ware pottery manufacturer (11C).
1934 10 Sep. ‘Pottery, St Philip’s Marsh. Flower pots, all sizes in stock’ (Western Daily Press).
1935 11 May. Bristol General Hospital donations. The Albert Pottery 10s.6d (Western Daily Press).
1936 19 Sep. Bristol General Hospital donations. The Albert Pottery per Miss Moorse 10s (Western Daily Press).
1937 26 Jun. Bristol General Hospital donations. Albert Pottery 10s (Western Daily Press).
1940 14 Nov. ‘To let or for sale, warehouse premises at St Philip’s (formerly Albert Potteries). Large yard of 7,000 square feet with various single and two floor buildings. Electricity’ (Western Daily Press).
1948 16 Mar. ‘Died … Ada, sister of Merina (Miss Moorse of Albert Pottery Co.) February 13’ (Western Daily Press).

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