Gladstone China Office. Bert and George Proctor.

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

The Proctor family had owned the Gladstone China site since the 1870s, trading as George Proctor and Company from 1892.

Taken in the offices at Gladstone China, Uttoxeter Road, Longton, Stoke-on-Trent.

The office is described as 'bare and grimy.'

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.


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

Firing a kiln in a pottery factory
Firing a kiln in a pottery factory

Pottery factory interior depicting a man firing a kiln. Formed ware is made hard ...

Packing Ware in a barrel in a pottery factory
Packing Ware in a barrel in a pottery factory

Pottery factory interior with a view of a pottery worker packing ware in a barrel. ...

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: Mr A Bettany

Donor ref:(88/15220)

Source: Potteries Museum & Art Gallery

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