Women Workers at Gladstone.

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Date:1950 - 1959 (c.)

Description:Pottery factory exterior with a group of female workers posing for a photograph.

Taken at Gladstone China, Uttoxeter Road, Longton, Stoke-on-Trent, the worker's names are, left to right, Nellie Melpass, Kathleen Summer, Evelyn Locker and Dorothy Brian.

The factory ceased production in the early 1970s but after restoration re-opened as Gladstone Pottery Museum.

Taken from the Gladstone Pottery Museum Photographic Collection.

This photograph is part of the collections at Stoke-on-Trent Museums.


Timeline

The timeline shows resources around this location over a number of years.

1930s
Gladstone China Office. Bert and George Proctor.
Gladstone China Office. Bert and George Proctor.

Photograph of Bernard, known as Bert(seated), and George Proctor, his son. The ...

1950s
Hand-Painting ware in a pottery factory
Hand-Painting ware in a pottery factory

Pottery factory interior showing a man hand painting ware. Men usually painted ...

1970s
Gladstone Yard. Pre-Restoration.
Gladstone Yard. Pre-Restoration.

Pottery factory courtyard and bottle oven. This view was taken at Gladstone ...

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Image courtesy of: Mrs Nellie Malpass

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