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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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Doulton, Sir Henry (1820–1897), pottery manufacturer, was born on 25 July 1820 at Vauxhall Walk, London, the second of the eight children of John Doulton (1793–1873), pottery manufacturer, and his wife, Jane Duneau, a widow from Bridgnorth in Shropshire. His father had become a partner in the ...

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Frye, Thomas (1711/12–1762), portrait painter and porcelain manufacturer, was born in Edenderry, King's county, Ireland, the second of the five sons and two daughters of John Fry (1670–1752) and his wife, Anne Harrington. His grandfather was a dragoon officer who fought with William III...

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Sprimont, Nicholas (bap. 1715, d. 1771), goldsmith and porcelain manufacturer, was baptized in Liège on 23 January 1715, the son of Pierre Sprimont and Gertrude Goffin, and may have been apprenticed there to his uncle Nicholas Joseph Sprimont (c.1678–1744). Given his knowledge of French silver and porcelain it is likely that he also trained in ...

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Twyford, Thomas William (1849–1921), sanitary ware manufacturer, was born at Hanover Street, Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, on 23 September 1849, the eldest son in the family of four sons and one daughter of Thomas Twyford (1827–1872), earthenware manufacturer, and his wife, Sarah, née Jones (...

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Wall, John (bap. 1708, d. 1776), physician and a founder of the Worcester Porcelain Company, was baptized on 12 October 1708 at St Peter and St Lawrence Church, Powick, Worcestershire, the second child of John Wall (1662–1734), a Worcester grocer, and his second wife, ...