Posted on: October 24th, 2016 by webfooted

See the Potteries List section for the St Philip’s Pottery 7.

The Pottery had previously been run by her husband, John T. Spokes I.

1863-71 Sarah Spokes ran the St Philip’s Pottery 7.

The Pottery was then taken over by her stepson, John T. Spokes II.


1863-71 Sarah Spokes, brown ware potter, Avon Street (MD).
1869 19 Jun. ‘To be disposed of, an extensive pottery business, together with large buildings, outhouse, stables and yard, situate in a business locality, and where a large trade has been successfully carried out for more than fifty years. The above would be a first class investment for anyone possessed of energy and pushing habits. For particulars apply to S. Spokes, Avon Street Pottery, St Philip’s, Bristol’ (Bristol Mercury).
1871 Red ware potter, widow, North of railway bridge, Avon Street (45), living with her step-son, John (38) (71C).
1888 21 Apr. She died. The Bristol Mercury carried the following on 21 Apr 1892: ‘In fond memory of our beloved aunt, Sarah Spokes of Avon Street Pottery, who fell asleep in Jesus, April 21, 1888. Wash me and I shall be whiter than snow’ (Bristol Mercury).


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