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A history of Longton

J. H. Y. Briggs

A history of Longton

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Published by Dept. of Adult Education, University of Keele in Keele, Staffordshire .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Longton (Lancashire, England) -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[J.H.Y. Briggs].
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA690L8215 B74 1983
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19223757M
    ISBN 100903160129

      John Tams was born on Stafford street, Longton in He started work as an apprentice potter in the early years and eventually went into partnership with William Lowe, manufacturing pottery on the High Street. Longton. In John Tams purchased Crown Pottery located on the corner of Commerce Street and the High Street. Originally specialising.


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A history of Longton by J. H. Y. Briggs Download PDF EPUB FB2

Herbert Capper owned the first hardware store in Longton. The discovery of the Longton oil field in led to a brief period of boom times for the town. There is more about Longton's history in the book, "Kansas, a cyclopedia of State History" by Frank W.

Blackmar. Longton Through Time [Mervyn Edwards] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. China Town is one of the more flattering titles that Longton has attracted over the years, and it is a name that recognises the town's splendid reputation for ceramic production.

Big businesses such as Bridgwood. History. Longton is a village of ancient origin. The parish church, St. Andrew's was completed in when the previous chapel of which stood nearer the main road was stood on the site of an earlier chapel, the records of which are lost.

Although a document refers to "Eafward Priest of Longton" as early asand there is evidence of a chapel in Longton just before the District: South Ribble. From History, Gazetteer and Directory of Staffordshire, William White, Sheffield, "Longton and Lane-End are two townships, or liberties, forming one flourishing market town now commonly called Longton, and situated at the southern extremity of the Potteries, five miles SE of Newcastle-under-Lyme, and six miles SSE of Burslem.

Longton: Photos, maps, personal memories and local books of Longton. Our gt uncle Edward Cope Statham, born in Barrow in Furness, was a licensed game butcher in Longton.

He is on the census, a as lodging in Trentham Road so don't know if the shop was there too but we do have a photo of him outside his shop. The Gladstone Pottery Museum has been hugely successful in interpreting Longton s rich history, and this book similarly celebrates numerous elements of the town s heyday.

Special offers and product promotions. Amazon Business: For business-exclusive pricing /5(4). Longton Victorian Market. K likes. Longton Victorian Market is over years old and has many different indepentant page is run by the traders/5(2).

Local History Many people know little about the history of their communities They were taught County, National, and World history in school but little, if any, local history. Knowledge of local history, however, is important because it can inspire students of all ages to be proud of their communities' heritages and their places in the world.

We always welcome any new material or photographs. 'Longton Potters, ' by Rodney Hampson Publishedby Stoke-on-Trent City Museum & Art Gallery. 'The Sylvac Story. The History & Products of Shaw & Copestake Ltd, Sylvan Works, Longton, & Thomas Lawrence Ltd, Falcon Works, Longton, ' by Susan Jean Verbeek Revised Ed Publishedby Pottery Publications, London.

The history of the manor or manors of LONGTON is obscure. It was a member of the fee of Penwortham and was granted out to a number of tenants and to the Hospitallers, the abbey of Evesham and the priory of Burscough. To Longton Chapel he left a mass-book, chalice and other 'ornaments' for the celebration of mass.

The chantry priest was not. - Longton's first Town Hall built, soon replaced in - Longton created a borough. - Longton Town Hall replaced, by the present building in Times Square. - Population - Longton: 37, Dates in the history of Stoke-on-Trent. Property Ownership Maps or Plat Books.

County atlases or plat books contain township maps that show rural landowners. They also include the locations of rural churches, cemeteries, and schools. Plats of cities are included but city lot owners are not listed. Sometimes there are pictures and a directory of county residents at the end.

Early History of the Longton family This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Longton research. Another 89 words (6 lines of text) covering the years,,, and are included under the topic Early Longton History in.

LONGTON, a village, a township-chapelry, and a subdistrict, in Preston district, village stands adjacent to the head of the Ribble's estuary, 3½ miles W of Preston-Junction r. station, and 5 SW of Preston; is about 2 miles long; and has a post office under Preston.—The chapelry comprises 3, acres of land, and of water; and is in Penwortham parish.

Longton National Spiritualist Church, Stoke-on-Trent. 1, likes talking about this. The Church opened in The old Longton Church was in Lightwood Road across from the library and was. Early league history. When league rugby was introduced inStoke on Trent was placed in Midlands Division 1 and won promotion to Area 4 North in their first season.

However, after two seasons they were relegated back to tier 5, having narrowly escaped relegation the previous season and in their relegation season of they lost every league game. History. The development of New Longton was prompted by the building of the West Lancashire Railway between Preston and Southport in Victorian times.

A station called "Hutton and Howick", later renamed "New Longton and Hutton" was built at the junction of what is now Station Road and Chapel Lane, where there was a level the s housing estate development has taken place south Country: England.

This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process.

We believe this work is culturally important, and despite the imperfections,Format: Paperback. ~ Alfred Lord Tennyson David Marshall Longton crossed the bar on Septemafter a voyage well sailed.

David was born on January 4, in Orange, NJ, to William and Helen Longton, the. The Longton family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between and The most Longton families were found in the UK in In there was 1 Longton family living in Kentucky.

This was about 50% of all the recorded Longton's in the USA. Kentucky and 1 other state had the highest population of Longton families in.

Longton, Staffordshire Click on the map for other historical maps of this place. InJohn Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Longton like this: Longton mun.

bor. and market town, Stoke upon Trent par., Staffordshire, at SHistory of Longton, in. Stoke-on-Trent was the name given to the amalgamation of six famous Potteries towns, the other five being Burslem, Fenton, Hanley, Longton and Tunstall.

This book deals with the entire City, illustrating its wide variety of industries and the way of life of the people in the past.5/5(6). Running through the centre of Longton, Market Street has seen a momentous amount of change since the town’s creation in At one time a rich and vibrant industrial town, it Author: Adam Gratton.

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Stoke-on-Trent South. Book Club 1. We know that many of our U3A members love a good read, so why not join one of our two Book Clubs. The group meets on the last Tuesday of each month between 2pm and pm at Longton Library.

The Group Leader is Val Towey and her contact number is More Group Pages. Aaron Metcalf has books on Goodreads. This will prevent Aaron from sending you messages, friend request or from viewing your profile.

They will not be notified. Comments on discussion boards from them will be hidden by default. Longton was at the end of a lane which ran from Tunstall to a village at the end of the lane, hence Longton was known as Lane End, and colloquially as 'Neck End'.

Until the last decade of the 18th century it was known only for its coal mines and iron works but from the 19thC it developed into a major centre for the production of bone china. Local History. The group meets on alternate Tuesdays between am andat Longton Central Hall (Room 6).

The group explores all aspects of local history, and as appropriate will visit museums and other places of interest. The Group Leader is the well known Local Historian Phil Rowley. He may be contacted on This book published simultaneously in the.

United States of America and in Canada. No part of this book. may be reproduced in any form without the. permission of Charles Scribner’s Sons.

1 3 5 7 9 11 23 15 17 19 Q/C 20 18 16 14 12 10 8 6 4 2. Printed in the United States of America. Although it is billed on the cover as “A Jim Longton Novel: Vietnam,” James L.

Longton’s We Don’t Walk Nowhere (Trafford Publishing, pp., $ paper) reads more like a memoir than a work of fiction. The years happen to be the exact period that I spent my months in Vietnam in the Army, but Longton’s tour of duty could not have been more different from mine.

Longton, a market-town, a municipal borough, and three ecclesiastical parishes in Stoke-upon-Trent parish, Staffordshire. The town is situated at the southern extremity of the Pottery District, 2½ miles SE of Stoke-upon-Trent, 4 SE of Newcastle-under-Lyme, 6 SE of Burslem, and by rail from London.

Gnosall and the Domesday Book on Wedgwood and Derbyshire on A Demographic Investigation of the Census Returns for Anchor Terrace, Longton on Josiah Wedgwood & Cornwall on Wedgwood Family Letters: An Overview on Etruria: A History on Gladstone Pottery Museum, Longton: Hours, Address, Gladstone Pottery Museum Reviews: 5/5.

there are no tours or activities available to book online for the date(s) you selected. museum is a great choice for a morning or afternoon visit you have the very interesting static displays of natural history & Stoke On Trent history plus there's 5/5(). Fragmented history of sought-after Longton Hall pottery Longton Hall was the first pottery in the country to make porcelain, and was begun by three men, all called William.

Share. Longton is one of the six towns which make up the city of Stoke-on-Trent. It is the southern-most town, referred to by locals as 'Neck End'. In the s nightclub Jollees was a popular venue.

A history of the Adams family of North Staffordshire, & of their connection with the development of the potteries, with numerous pedigree charts & notes on allied families, No stable link: This is an uncurated book entry from our extended bookshelves, readable online now but without a stable link here.

You should not bookmark this page, but. Longton Hall Porcelain. Author: Bernard Watney Title: Longton Hall Porcelain Publication: Faber & Faber, Description: First Edition.

Price-clipped. Very Good book in a Very Good dust jacket. Some dusting to the dust jacket. Seller ID: Subject: ArtSeller Rating: % positive. A Potted History. By David Bourne A Potted HistoryThe first club was formed at Longton High School under the guidance of one of the teachers, Mr.

Hirons and took the name of Old Longtonians. It was in the mid nineteen thirties when the club played its first games in a field off Cocknage Road in Dresden, a suburb of Longton.

Children's work from 4th May, by Mrs Hothersall. Date: 11th May @ am Wow, you are all working so hard. Ive seen a few of you around Longton and in school last week.

Here are some of your pictures from the work we had online and on the class news last week. The Longton family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between and The most Longton families were found in the UK in In there were Longton families living in Lancashire.

This was about 71% of all the recorded Longton's in the UK. Lancashire had the highest population of Longton families in   The Paperback of the We Don'T Walk Nowhere by James L. Longton at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more! Due to COVID, orders may be delayed.

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Mr Colclough was a very conscientious man who loved his pottery and was known on occasion to stay up all night next to his kilns, which he had packed, so that he could be the first to see the new designs.