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Barlow, Hannah Bolton (1851–1916), ceramicist, was born on 2 November 1851 at Church End House, Little Hadham, Hertfordshire, the seventh of nine children of Benjamin Irlam Barlow (1813–1866), bank manager, and his Quaker wife, Hannah Bolton (1816–1882). As she grew up in rural ...

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Katharine Harriot Duncombe Pleydell- Bouverie (1895–1985) by Mayotte Magnus, 1977 © Mayotte Magnus; collection National Portrait Gallery, London

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Bouverie, Katharine Harriot Duncombe Pleydell- (1895–1985), potter, was born on 7 June 1895 at Coleshill House, Berkshire, the youngest of three children of Duncombe Pleydell-Bouverie (1842–1909), second son of Jacob, fourth earl of Radnor, and his wife, Maria Eleanor Hulse. She was brought up in ...

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Braden, (Dorothy Kathleen) Norah [Lise] (1901–2001), potter, was born on 19 July 1901 at 1 Marine Drive, Margate, Kent, the daughter of John Templeton Braden, stationer, and his wife, Jessie Norwood, née Arnold. Multi-talented, she finally decided on a career in pottery after exploring other art forms (she was for example a skilled violinist, or fiddle player as she preferred to say, and gave public performances during the First World War). Although the family had only modest means—her father was a lay preacher who opened a bookshop in ...

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Camm, Florence (1874–1960), stained-glass artist, was born in Coopers Lane, Smethwick, Staffordshire, on 7 August 1874, the fourth daughter of the nine children of Thomas William Camm (1839–1912) and his wife, Charlotte, née Middleton (1840–1909). Her father began his career working as a stained-glass artist and manufacturer at ...

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Clarke, Harriet Ludlow (d. 1866), wood-engraver and stained-glass artist, was the fourth daughter of Edward Clarke, a London solicitor. Her siblings included Sarah, Edward, and Frederick, and probably also Elizabeth Anne, who married (Charles) Henry Bellenden Ker. She began engraving about 1837 and attracted the notice of the engraver ...

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Clarice Cliff (1899–1972) by unknown photographer Leonard Griffin

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Cliff, Clarice (1899–1972), ceramic designer and art director, was born on 20 January 1899 at 19 Meir Street, Tunstall, Staffordshire, one of eight children of Harry Thomas Cliff, iron-moulder, and his wife, Ann (née Machin). Her parents were working-class and of Staffordshire...

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Joanna Constantinidis (1927–2000) by Tim Macpherson © Tim Macpherson / Ceramic Review; photograph National Portrait Gallery, London

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Constantinidis [née Connell], Joanna (1927–2000), potter, was born on 12 December 1927 at Purey Court Nursing Home, York, the second daughter and second of the three children of James Connell (1897–1957), factory manager, and his wife, Clara Peterson (1886–1977).

Connell showed artistic flair at an early age. Though art was not taught at ...

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Susan Vera Cooper (1902–1995) self-portrait, c. 1933 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Cooper, Susan Vera [Susie] (1902–1995), potter, was born at Stansfield, near Burslem, Staffordshire, on 29 October 1902, the youngest of the seven children of John Cooper (d. 1914), JP, and his wife, Mary-Ann, née Adams. The year of her birth was that in which ...

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De Trey, Marianne (1913–2016), potter, was born on 3 November 1913 at 45 Mount Avenue, Ealing, London, the third daughter and fourth of the six children of Swiss parents, August de Trey (1873/4–1934), co-proprietor with his brother of De Trey and Co...

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Ellis, Susan Caroline Williams- (1918–2007), ceramics designer and manufacturer, was born on 6 June 1918 at Durbins, Guildford, Surrey, the eldest in the family of one son and two daughters of Sir (Bertram) Clough Williams-Ellis (1883–1978), architect and creator of the holiday resort of ...

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Holland, Joan Mary Crossley- [née Joan Mary Cowper] (1912–2005), potter and gallery owner, was born on 3 April 1912 at Peatling Magna, Lutterworth, Leicestershire, the daughter of Claude Marriott Lovell Cowper, medical doctor, and his wife, Mary Bourne, née Collard, a nurse who was also a gifted amateur artist. Unusually she was educated at a ...

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Leach, Janet Darnell (1918–1997), potter, was born on 15 March 1918 in Grand Saline, Texas, USA, the only child of Charles Walter Darnell, a salesman. She inherited much of her gritty, pioneering spirit from her ancestors, of part-Spanish descent, who had travelled to ...

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Lowndes, Gillian Marjorie (1936–2010), ceramic artist, was born on 19 June 1936 in Brookfield nursing home, West Kirby, Cheshire. She and her twin sister Jennifer (Jenny) were the only children of Richard Charles Lowndes (1886–1953), shipping merchant at Killick Nixon in Bombay, India...

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Lowndes, Mary (1856–1929), stained-glass artist, was born on 30 December 1856 at the rectory, Poole Keynes, near Cirencester, the eldest in the family of four sons and four daughters of Richard Lowndes (1821–1898) and Annie Harriet Kaye (1827–1907), eldest daughter of William Kaye...