Doulton Dates

1812  John Doulton finishes his apprenticeship at the Fulham Pottery and joins Martha Jone's Vauxhall pot-works
1815  John Doulton and John Watts enter into partnership with Martha Jones
1820  Mrs Jones retires and the business becomes Doulton & Watts
1844  Doulton, Watts (and Stephen Green?) buy a site in Lambeth
1854  John Watts retires. Doulton & Co created by merger of the assets of Doulton & Watt, Henry Doulton & Co & John Doulton Jnr.
1882  Doulton & Co Limited
1901  Royal Doulton epithet granted by King Edward VII
1956  Lambeth factory closes