Thomas Maddock’s Sons (Moses Plant)

  

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In operation

1906-1929

Wares

sanitary earthenware, pottery ware (Industrial Directory 1906); vitreous chinaware (Industrial Directory 1909); chinaware (Industrial Directory 1912); sanitary earthenware (Industrial Directory 1918, 1927)

Notes

“John Moses & Sons Co. forfeited its company charter in 1909” (Secretary of State 1914).

“Within several years after his [John Moses] death, the remaining members of the family sold the plant to its adjacent neighbor Thomas Maddock and Sons” (Goldberg 1983:39).

Selected References

Fitzgerald, Thomas F. 1906. “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. 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.

Thomas Maddock’s Sons Co. 1910. “Pottery: A History of the Pottery Industry and Its Evolution as Applied to Sanitation.” Thomas Maddock’s Sons Company, Trenton, New Jersey.

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

Newark Museum Association. 1914. “The Work of The Potteries of New Jersey: From 1685 to 1876 , Being Extracts from ‘The Pottery and Porcelain of the United States,’ by Edwin Atlee Barber and Marks of New Jersey Potteries, as Reproduced from ‘Pottery,’ Published by The Thomas Maddock’s Sons Company.” Newark Museum Association, Newark, New Jersey.

Thomas Maddock’s Sons Co. 1916. “Manufacturers of Sanitary Earthenware.” Thomas Maddock’s Sons Company, Trenton, New Jersey.

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

Thomas Maddock’s Sons Co. 1920. “Sanitary Plumbing Fixtures.” Thomas Maddock’s Sons Company, Trenton, New Jersey.

Thomas Maddock’s Sons Co. C.1920. “Maddock Bathrooms.” Thomas Maddock’s Sons Company, Trenton, New Jersey.

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

Harney, W.J. 1929. “Trenton’s First Potteries.” Sunday Times Advertiser, July 7, 14, 21 and 28, 1929.

Thorn, C. Jordan. 1947. “Handbook of Old Pottery & Porcelain Marks.” Tudor Publishing Company, New York, New York.

Van Hoesen, Walter Hamilton. 1973. “Crafts and Craftsmen of New Jersey.” Associated University Presses, Inc., Cranbury, New Jersey.

Barber, Edwin Atlee. 1976. “Marks of American Potters with Facsimiles of 1000 Marks and Illustrations of Rare Examples of American Wares.” Ars Ceramica, Ltd., Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Quigley, M.A. and D.E. Collier. 1984. “A Capital Place: The Story of Trenton.” Historical Society and Windsor Publications, Inc., Woodland Hills, California.

Lehner, Lois. 1988. “Lehner’s Encyclopedia of U.S. Marks on Pottery, Porcelain & Clay.” Collector Books, Paducah, Kentucky.

Frelinghuysen, Alice Cooney. 1989. “American Porcelain, 1770-1920.” Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, New York.

Stern, Marc Jeffrey. 1994. “The Pottery Industry of Trenton: A Skilled Trade in Transition, 1850-1929.” Rutgers University Press, New Brunswick, 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.

Conroy, Barbara J. 1999. “Restaurant China: Volume 2.” Collector Books, Paducah, Kentucky.

Other firms at this site:

Other Names

Thomas Maddock's Sons Company

Block and Lot:
12C/103

Historic Street Address:
94 Carroll Street; Carroll Street near Perry Street

Municipality:
City of Trenton