Manufacturer Notes: Price

"The death of Patience is thus noted in Bonner and Middleton's Journal, December 17th, 1785: "yesterday se'nnight died Mr. Patience, at the sign of the Cross Keys in Temple Street."

"On October 4th, 1785, Charles, son of Charles Price, of Bristol, cordwainer, was apprenticed to Thomas Patience and his wife Ann."

"and from 1808 to 1813 the Directories give the name of the firm as Price and Read, late Alsop, next to the Bunch of Grapes in Thomas Street, and after 1818 as Charles Price. late Price and Read."

"In 1906 the business was disposed of to Price, Sons & Co., who have since traded as Price, Powell & Co."

Pountney, W. J.; Old Bristol Potteries (Bristol, J. W. Arrowsmith, 1920).


"On 12th January 1822 the following appeared in Felix Farley's Bristol Journal: BRISTOL OLD STONE WARE POTTERY. Temple Street and St. Thomas Street. Charles Price takes the opportunity of returning his very grateful acknowledgements to his friends and public, for the liberal support he has experienced in the late form of PRICE & READ and since of his own account, including a term of upwards of 25 years, and begs to inform them that he has taken his son CHARLES into partnership with him in the firm of CHARLES PRICE & SON. C PRICE & SON respectfully solicit a continuance of the preference, which the old concern has been favored with for as considerable a period."


"Price, Sons & Company, manufacturers of all kinds of earthenware requisites for electrical purposes. The Old Stoneware Potteries, Bristol. See index to advertisers."

Berly's, J. A.; J. A. Berly's Universal Electrical Directory and Advertiser (London, Wm Dawson & Sons, 1884).


Yates, Donald and Elizabeth; Ginger Beer & Root Beer Heritage 1790-1930 (Homerville, Donald Yates Publishers, 2003).

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