ORGAN Daniel

Posted on: October 17th, 2016 by webfooted

See the Potteries List section for the Leek Lane Pottery.

c1808-10 Daniel Organ ran the Leek Lane Pottery.

The contents of the Pottery were sold following Daniel Organ’s bankruptcy in 1810. The Pottery was then advertised for sale in 1812 when it seems to have been purchased by John Hassell who carried on the business.

1773 7 Oct. Possibly the Daniel Organ baptised, the son of William and Rachel Organ (RPR).
1808 16 Nov. He took Nathaniel Bailey as an apprentice (A).
1809-11 Daniel Organ, Leek Lane, manufacturer of brown stone ware, melting pots, etc. (MD).
1810 15 Sep. ‘To Potters, Chymists, Distillers, Spirit Merchants, and the Public at Large.  To be sold by auction by W. Vigor.
On Tuesday the 25th of September, and following days, at Ten o’clock, on the premises, in Leek Lane, St Paul’s, Bristol.
All the stock in trade of Daniel Organ, potter, a bankrupt, together with the implements, etc used in and about the same trade; consisting of crucibles from an established maker, and every description of brown stone bottles, barrels, jars, jugs, pitchers, pots, etc usually manufactured by a potter, as also a large quantity of clay.  The whole to be sold without reserve in suitable and convenient lots for the accommodation of the buyers.
There being a quantity of ware marked with the Customers’ names, the same may be taken immediately, with a reduction of 25 per cent from the wholesale price, and a considerable abatement will be made on every other part of the ware.
The premises are to be let on lease, and are very convenient for carrying on the above business, should any one be disposed to take thereto, and to the stock’ (FFJ).
1812 14 Mar. ‘To Be Let, Extensive Premises, situate in Leek-lane, in the parish of St Paul’s, lately used as a Brown Stone Manufactory, and fitted up with kilns, etc, etc, compleat – These premises may be altered so as to suit any large manufactory or business requiring room …’ (FFJ).
1848 Possibly the Daniel Organ buried at St John’s church, Bedminster (Ancestry website).


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