Hankinson Pottery

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In operation    1884-1886


Porcelain knobs and insulators (Trenton Evening Times, July 22, 1886)


“A fire broke out about three o’clock this morning at the little pottery on Clinton Street, Millham, nearly opposite the Hamilton Rubber Works, and owned by Mrs. Edith Hankinson, of 214 Academy street. The building is rented by Charles H. Boch, who manufactures porcelain knobs and insulators. When the fire was first seen it seemed to be concentrated around a kiln, which has been burning for some time, and it is thought that the flames must have originated from that.” 

— “A Pottery Burned.” Trenton Evening Times, July 22, 1886.

Selected References

“A Pottery Burned.” Trenton Evening Times, July 22, 1886.

Harney, W.J. 1929 “Trenton’s First Potteries.” In: Sunday Times Advertiser (7 July, 14 July, 21 July and 28 July). Trenton, New Jersey.

Goldberg, David J. 1998  Preliminary Notes on the Pioneer Potters and Potteries of Trenton, N.J.: The First Thirty Years – 1852 – 1882 (And Beyond).  Privately published, Trenton, New Jersey.

Other firms at this site:

Other Names

Hankinson Pottery Company; Hankinson Pottery; Charles H. Boch

Block and Lot:
198A/39, 40

Historic Street Address:
Mead Ave. Millham; Clinton opposite Mead

Millham Township