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Makers of clay tobacco pipes.
 
Makers of clay tobacco pipes.
  
Established by Edward Pollock in 1879, who had previously worked at Sameul McLardy's clay pipe factory in Swan Street. Edward Pollock was born in Leith on 27 July 1841.
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Established by Edward Pollock in 1879, who had previously worked at [[Samuel McLardy|Sameul McLardy's]] clay pipe factory in Swan Street. Edward Pollock was born in Leith on 27 July 1841.
  
 
Locations: Fir Street, off Oldham Road  (1879-1884); 33 & 35 Gartside Street (1884-1896); 18 Kirk Street, off Every Street, Ancoats (renamed Hardman Street in 1965) (1896-1974); Stott Street (1974-1994).
 
Locations: Fir Street, off Oldham Road  (1879-1884); 33 & 35 Gartside Street (1884-1896); 18 Kirk Street, off Every Street, Ancoats (renamed Hardman Street in 1965) (1896-1974); Stott Street (1974-1994).

Latest revision as of 19:49, 2 August 2020

Makers of clay tobacco pipes.

Established by Edward Pollock in 1879, who had previously worked at Sameul McLardy's clay pipe factory in Swan Street. Edward Pollock was born in Leith on 27 July 1841.

Locations: Fir Street, off Oldham Road (1879-1884); 33 & 35 Gartside Street (1884-1896); 18 Kirk Street, off Every Street, Ancoats (renamed Hardman Street in 1965) (1896-1974); Stott Street (1974-1994).

See 'Pollocks of Manchester' [1]

Goad's Insurance Plan of 1886 shows the Gartside Street factory at the corner of Gartside and Hardman Street (N. side of Hardman, E. side of Gartside). The site was very small, and had two kilns in the back yard, of approx 8 and 11 ft diameter.


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Sources of Information

  1. Pollocks of Manchester: Three Generations of Clay Tobacco Pipemakers by Front Cover' by S. Paul Jung (Jr.), Archaeopress, 2003