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Chamberlain, Robert (bap. 1736?, d. 1798), enameller and porcelain manufacturer, may have been the 'base son' (baptismal register) of Sarah Chamberlain and an unknown father, baptized at St Michael's, Bedwardine, Worcester, on 1 August 1736. He was co-founder with his second son, ...

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John Northwood (bap. 1836, d. 1902) by John Northwood II, 1895 courtesy of Dudley MBC Museum Service

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Northwood, John (bap. 1836, d. 1902), glass artist and manufacturer, was born in Wordsley, Staffordshire, where he was baptized on 13 November 1836, the second of three surviving sons among the seven children of Frederick Northwood (1805/6–1881), a carpenter and later a grocery store keeper, and his wife, ...

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Turner, Thomas (bap. 1747, d. 1809), porcelain manufacturer, was baptized on 9 November 1747 at St Swithun's, Worcester, the eldest son of Richard Turner (bap. 1720, d. 1791), a Church of England clergyman and educational writer, and his wife, Sarah Greene (d...