Economy Pottery

  

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In operation

1896-1930+

Wares

sanitary ware and decorated jardinieres (Trenton Board of Trade 1900); sanitary earthenware (Industrial Directory 1901, 1906, 1909, 1912, 1918); pottery (Industrial Directory 1927); sanitary earthenware (Industrial Directory 1931); vitreous china plumbing fixtures (Industrial Directory 1934); sanitary earthenware (Industrial Directory 1938); vitreous sanitary earthenware and specialties (Industrial Directory 1940-41)

Notes

The Economy Pottery, located in Deutzville, manufactured sanitary ware and decorated jardinieres. It also solicited the decorator’s trade for white ware (Trenton Board of Trade 1900).

Selected References

Fitzgerald, Thomas F. 1896-1901. “Fitzgerald’s Trenton and Mercer County Directory, Together with a Directory of Bordentown, Burlington, Mount Holly and Lambertville, NJ and Morrisville, PA, Included a Fund of Information Concerning Public and Private Institutions, National, State, County, City and Borough Governments, Gathered from Reliable and Official Sources.” Thomas F. Fitzgerald, Trenton, New Jersey.

Trenton Board of Trade. 1900. “Industrial Trenton and Vicinity.” George A. Wolf Publishers, Wilmington, Delaware.

Fitzgerald, Thomas F. 1901-1938. “Fitzgerald’s Trenton and Mercer County Directory, Together with a Directory of Bordentown, Burlington, Mount Holly and Lambertville, NJ.” Thomas F. Fitzgerald, Trenton, New Jersey.

New Jersey Bureau of Industrial Statistics. 1901. “The Industrial Directory of New Jersey.” Trenton, New Jersey.

New Jersey Bureau of Industrial Statistics. 1906. “The Industrial Directory of New Jersey.” Trenton, New Jersey.

New Jersey Bureau of Industrial Statistics. 1909. “The Industrial Directory of New Jersey.” Trenton, New Jersey.

New Jersey Bureau of Industrial Statistics. 1912. “The Industrial Directory of New Jersey.” Trenton, New Jersey.

New Jersey Bureau of Industrial Statistics. 1918. “The Industrial Directory of New Jersey.” Trenton, New Jersey.

New Jersey Bureau of Statistics and Records, Department of Labor. 1927. “The Industrial Directory of New Jersey.” Trenton, New Jersey.

New Jersey Bureau of Statistics and Records, State Department of Labor. 1931. “The Industrial Directory of New Jersey.” Trenton, New Jersey.

New Jersey Bureau of Statistics and Records, State Department of Labor. 1934. “The Industrial Directory of New Jersey.” Trenton, New Jersey.

New Jersey Bureau of Statistics and Records, State Department of Labor. 1938. “The Industrial Directory of New Jersey.” Trenton, New Jersey.

New Jersey Bureau of Statistics and Records, State Department of Labor. 1940-41. “The Industrial Directory of New Jersey.” Trenton, New Jersey.

Robinson, Dorothy and Bill Feeny. 1980. “The Official Price Guide to American Pottery & Porcelain.” House of Collectibles, Orlando, Florida.

Other Names

Economy Pottery Company; Economy Pottery; W.H. Bradbury

Historic Street Address:
213 Bunting Avenue; Bunting Avenue and Deutz Avenue

Municipality:
Hamilton Township

1880 Census

Name in censusThomas Whitehead
Capital7000
Number of hands7
Males above 166
Females above 151
May to Nov hours10
Nov to May hours10
Skilled wages3
Ordinary wages1.25
Total wages in year2100
Full time months12
Value of raw material1100
Value of product5200