Historical Background

Robert produced three sons, one of which was Thomas.

The Company was purchased around 1800 by the Watson sons. Thomas established the Company in 1816 as "Thomas Watson".

Thomas was a farmer and a potter, farming during the summer months and potting during the winter. He had four sons, one of which was Adam (the husband of CHARLOTTE). The Company was established as Thomas and Adam in 1840.

Previous Trading Titles(with Established dates)

  • Thomas Watson "1816"
  • Thomas & Adam "1840"
  • Henry & Joseph Watson "1876"
  • Henry Watson & Sons "1913"
  • Henry Watson Potteries Ltd "1947"