Potters of Chester County

Because of the rich variety of clay soils found in Chester County, the area became well-known for the variety of its pottery, much of which is highly collectible today.

NameLocationTime Frame
Adams, John H.Brandywine twp.1796-1802
Ash, Louis IPhoenixville1901-1903
Ashbaugh, John H.Phoenixville1902-1903
Austin, Bertha E.Phoenixville1902-1903
Austin, JohnPhoenixville1886-1887
Austin, RobertPhoenixville1896-1897
Austin, WilliamPhoenixville1898-1899
Bahling, PeterPhoenixville1890-1891
Banks, WilliamPhoenixville1850
Barton, ThomasPhoenixville1882-1883
Bartzer, FrederickPhoenixville1902-1903
Bartzer, MartinPhoenixville1896-1897
Bayne, TaylorWest Chester1842
Beech, JohnPhoenixville1890-1891
Beerbower, R. W.Phoenixvillec.1870
Bennett, JoshuaEast Caln twp.1827-1828
Binder, HenryBrandywine twp.1801
Binnix, JohnEast Nottingham twp.1860
Binnix, JohnKennett Square1870-1875
Boyer, NathanielPhoenixville1896-1897
Bradford, SamuelEat Nottingham twp.1850-1852
Brosius, Daniel K.Kennett Square1847
Brosius, EdwinKennett Square1847-1885
Brosius, MahlonLondonderry twp.1820-1828
Brosius, MahlonUpper Oxford twp.1828-1863
Brown, HarveyPhoenixville1896-1897
Brown, HerbertPhoenixville1902-1903
Brown, SamuelWest Nottingham twp.1850
Brownback, Charles R.Phoenixville1898-1899
Burns, John, Jr.West Chester1856-1860
Burns, John, Jr.Lionville1865
Burns, Joseph P.West Chester1860
Butz, MiltonKennett Square1896-1903
Calhoun, ThomasEast Nottingham twp.c. 1890
Carter, WilliamLondonderry twp.1808-1812
Cavanaugh, William A.Kennett Square1896-1903
Chalfant, ShermanPhoenixville1886-1887
Chamberlain, JohnKennett Square1860
Chamberlain, ThomasEast Nottingham twp.c. 1860-1890
Chantry, WilliamPhoenixville1886-1897
Chantry, William, JrPhoenixville1901-1903
Coates, LeviLondonderry twp.1806-60
Colgan, RosePhoenixville1890-1891
Cope, CalebLincoln University1893-1917
Cope, DarlingtonWest Chesterc. 1831-1840
Cope, Philip D.Lincoln University1920-1958
Cope, WilmerFranklin twp.1880-1890
Cope, WilmerLincoln University1890-1943
Cowsson, BowenWesttown twp.1833
Cox, BennettLionvillec. 1845
Davis, JoelBrandywine twp.1808-1820
Dawson, HowardEast Nottingham twp.1865-1880
Dean, Charles A.Kennett Square1902-1905
Deilbert, Abbott L.Phoenixville1890-1891
Devlin, WilliamPhoenixville1882-1891
Dietrich, David H.Phoenixville1898-1899
Divinney, WilliamWest Chester1850
Donley, George P.West Chester1857-1858
Donley, James P.West Chester1850-1863
Donley, JohnLionville1849-1858
Dougherty, JamesPhoenixville1886
EdwardsWesttown1842
Emery, L. WalterPhoenixville1896-1897
Esbin, IsaacLondon Grove twp.1847-1849
Esbin, IsaacWesttown twp.1850-1855
Farrell, JosephPhoenixville1896-1897
Ferguson, WilliamPhoenixville1902-1903
Finland, WelfordKennett Square1896-1897
Fisher, Thomas, Jr.East Caln twp.1789-1802
Folk, SamuelEast Caln twp.1822
Foster, PhilipPhoenixville1902-1903
Ford, JesseWarwick twp.1749
Fraisure, AaronEast Caln twp.1749-1802
Francis, FrederickWarwick twp.1847-1850
Fredericks, JohnLower Uwchlan twp.1858-60
Gamble, Benjaminkennett Square1896-1905
Garrison, JamesWesttown twp.1860
Gilbert, Addison V.Phoenixville1882-1883
Gilbert, SamuelPhoenixville1882-1883
Gilbert, WilliamPhoenixville1882-1883
Grier, E. StanleyEast Nottingham twp.c. 1885-1915
Grier, JamesEast Nottingham twp.1828-1856
Grier, James A.East Nottingham twp.1870-1871
Grier, James P. M.East Nottingham twp.1835-1866
Grier, Ralph J.East Nottingham twp.1862-1902
Grier, Samuel H.East Nottingham twp.c. 1860
Grier, Thomas F.East Nottingham twp.1884-1889
Grier, Thomas L.East Nottngham1850
Hack, AlexanderPhoenixville1882-1883
Hack, NicholasPhoenixville1867
Hall, JohnWest Whiteland twp.c. 1816
Hamlin, George F.East Nottingham twp.1871
Hartman, William, Jr.Phoenixville1896-1897
Hendricks, JohnPhoenixville1858-1860
Hickman, EmmorWesttown twp.1801-1807
High, DanielCharlestown twp.1808-1825
Hoopes, MiltonWesttown twp.1833
Hoopes, MiltonDowningtown1842-1864
Hoopes, NiltonLionville1865-1875
Hooker, Eri (Eli?)East Nottingham twp.1880-1890
Hooker, JohnEast Nottingham twp.1840
Howell, Nelson W.Phoenixville1886-1903
Howeraft, ThomasBrandywine twp.1820
Huebner, GeorgeVincent twp.1796-1814
James, AaronWesttown twp.1728-1853
James, AaronWesttown twp.c. 1790-1823
James, Aaron, Jr.Westtown twp.1820-1821
James, AbrahamWesttown twp.1820-1863
James, EberWesttown twp.1820-1825
James, EberDowningtown1825-1828
Kennedy, JohnPhoenixville1896-1897
Kent, DanielOxford1870
Kersey, JesseEast Caln twp.1794-1824
Kinsey, JamesEast Caln twp.1804
Klenk, CharlesPhoenixville1902-1903
Klenk, GeorgePhoenixville1901
Klenk, William F.Phoenixville1898-1899
Kurtz, FrankPhoenixville1896-1897
Kustis,Paul P.Phoenixville1901
Ladd, SamuelWest Chester1842
Latouch, William A.Phoenixville1886-1887
Lawler, PatrickEast Nottngham twp.1865-1869
Lawrence, CharlesEast Caln twp.1822
Lewis, JonathanWesttown twp.1822, 1898-1899
Linker, JohnLionville1850
Malone, MichaelPhoenixville1898-1899
Manion, John E.Phoenixville1902-1903
Manion, ThomasPhoenixville1902-1903
Manning, JohnPhoenixville1896-1901
Manning, ThomasPhoenixville1896-1897
March, EdwardPhoenixville1896-1897
McCarraherPhoenixville1896-1897
McMememin, Willaim J.Phoenixville1890-1891
Mendenhall, JonathanEast Caln twp.1894-1896
Michener, George C.Phoenixville1896-1897
Miller, DavidPhoenixville1886-1887
Minster, EvanWesttown twp.1850-1860
Mitchell, JosephPhoenixville1886-1887
Moore, AllenKennett Square1850
Moore, HenryLionville1842
Moore, RichardLionville1857
Morrowson, JohnNew London twp.1850
Moyer, Charles E.Phoenixville1901-1903
Mundall, JamesEast Nottingham twp.1860-1871
Myers, JacobPhoenixville1886-1891
Notehelfer, JohnKennett Square1860
Notehelfer, MichaelKennett Square1850-1857
Pearson, John D.Phoenixville1882-1883
Pearson, WilliamPhoenixville1886-1887
Phillips, LewisPhoenixville1882-1883
Pickel, LewisKennett Square1857
Pickel, PeterKennett Square1857
Pusey, NathanEast Caln twp1796-1800
Pusey, NathanLondon Grove twp.1801-1812
Reed, IsaacPhoenixville1898-1899
Rees, LemualBrandywine twp.1822-1842
Reichling, JohnKennett Squarec. 1918
Remmy, GeorgeEat Nottingham twp.c. 1860
Remmy, Joseph B.East Nottingham twp.1850
Rhodes, William W.Phoenixville1886-1891
Ross, William E.East Nottingham twp.1839-1842
Royer, AlbertPhoenixville1898-1899
Ruoss, George D.Kennett Square1901-1902
Scheetz, Elmer E.Phoenixville1886-1887
Schofield, HainesHoney Brookc. 1888-1895
Schofield, Henry, Sr.East Nottingham twp.1854-69, 1873-1885
Schofield, Henry, Sr.Oxford1869-1872
Schofield, Henry, Jr.Oxford1869-1872
Schofield, Henry, Jr.Eat Nottingham twp.1872-1880
Schofield, Henry, Jr.Rock Springs, MDc. 1900-1944
Schofield, James W.East Nottingham twp.1865-1869
Schofield, James W.Oxford1869-72, 1890-91
Schofield, James W.Reading, PAmany years with Shenfelder’s
Schofield, JohnEast Nottingham1873-1878
Schofield, JohnLionville1879-1884
Schofield, JohnOxford1870-73, 1889-1905
Schofield, StephenOxford1869-1873
Schofield, WilliamEast Nottingham twp.1862-69, 1875
Schofield, WilliamOxford1869-1872
Schofield, WilliamLionville1879-1884
Schofield, WilliamHoney Brook1888-1927
Schofield, William, Jr.Honey Brookc. 1888-1895
Seesholtz, GeorgeVincent twp.1796
Sharp, FrederickPhoenixville1886-1887
Sherman, SamuelPhoenixville1902-1903
Smedley, EnosWesttown twp.1820-1823
Smedley, EnosDowningtown1829-1830
Smedley, EnosWest Chester1831-1854
Smith, GeorgePhoenixville1896-1897
Smith, HenryWest Nottingham twp.1836-1857
Spangel, LudwigEast Whiteland twp.1768
Stretch, Samuel C.Eat Nottingham twp.1871-1873
Stretch, Samuel or BillKennett Squarec. 1880
Strong, ConstantineKennett Square1870-1885
Taylor, GeorgeWesttown twp.1850
Taylor, WashingtonEast Nottingham twp.1850
Terry, DavidPhoenixville1896-1897
Trunk, FrederickPhoenixville1890-1903
Trunk, HermanPhoenixville1898-1899
Trunk, JacobPhoenixville1886-1901
Trunk, WilliamPhoenixville1886-1887
Valentine, BenjaminWesttown twp.1807-1815
Valentine, BenjaminEast Caln twp.1819-1838
Vickers, JohnEast Caln twp.1796-1814
Vickers, JohnWest Whiteland twp.1814-1822
Vickers, JohnLionville1823-1860
Vickers, John LewisLionville1868-1873
Vickers, JosephWest Chester1860-1863
Vickers, IsaacEast Caln twp.1822
Vickers, PaxsonLionville1835-1866
Vickers, ThomasEast Caln twp.c. 1796-1822
Vickers, ThomasLionville1823-1828
Vickers, ZibaEast Caln1808-1812
Vickers, ZibaLondonderry twp.1812-1814
Vickers, ZibaLionville1842-1848
Wagg, ThomasPhoenixville1890-1891
Webb, JacobWesttown twp.1796
Webber, FrancisWest Chester1842
Weir, AugustusWest Chester1850
Wiseburg, JacobEast Nantmeal twp.1782
Wood, MahlonKennett Square1857-1970
Worrell, J. PercyKennett Square1902-1920
Yarnall, Charles J.Phoenixville1896-1897
Yearsley, JohnWesttown twp.1802-1809
Yother, JacobEastr Caln twp.1796
Young, Elmer E.Phoneixville1896-1897