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Rushden Bottles, Jars and Pot Lids


Impressed cork stopper
A cork impressed Oldham & Co.

The bottles were returnable and were supplied with either impressed or printed labels. They are made from salt-glazed stoneware and were most often two tone. Later they were sometimes enhanced with pictures.

Corks were advertised in 1898 at between 1/6d and 2/6d per gross (144) for soda water bottles, 1/3d to 2/3d for lemonade bottles, and 6d to 1/6d for ginger beer bottles.
Corks too were sometimes impressed with the traders name.

The stoneware bottle for W S Brown's Ginger Beer
was made by "Doulton Lambeth".

Ginger Beer Bottle Ginger Beer Bottle Ginger Beer Bottles
J W Bright's Risdene Brand
W S Brown
Two bottles for Oldham & Co - Ginger Beer

Bright's half-gallon flagon









J W Bright's

half-gallon flagon





Courtesy of Rushden Museum


Flagon C G Ward flagon
C G Ward
Family Grocer
Wine & Spirit Merchant
Rushden

Bellamy & French gallon flagon Tailby and putnam gallon flagon
Bellamy & French Tailby and putnam gallon flagon

Oldham & Co gllon flagon J T Tusting gallon flagon

Embrocation bottle Toothpaste pot lid Toothpaste pot lid

Toothpaste pot lids.


A glass bottle of
'Wilkerson's Embrocation
Rushden'

Wallace Wilkerson chemist and druggist only appears in trade directories for
1885 and 1890.

H W Patrick does not appear to have advertised in the directories.

Blue glass bottle


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