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A Potwork in Devonshire: The history and products of the Bovey Tracey potteries 1750-1836

Brian Adams & Anthony Thomas

Sayce Publishing, 1996 - ISBN: 0952739208

Original index, provided by Michael Steer (with the permission of Brian Adams)

Bovey Tracey's pottery industry was established in the1750's. Josiah Wedgwood visited the Indio Pottery at Bovey in 1775 to see the competition for himself and noted:

"I went to Bovey Tracey to see a potwork . . . It is a poor trifling concern, and conducted in a wretched slovenly manner. We can carry their clay and flints from Devonshire to Staffordshire, there manufacture them into ware, and send it back to their own doors better and cheaper than they can make it!"

This book suggests that far from being a 'poor trifling concern', the several Bovey potteries played a significant role in the foundation and development of English industrial pottery.In spite of Wedgwood's comments, the industry expanded in the town with the Potteries providing employment at its height for about 250 people. By the middle of the 20th century, it was in decline. All that remains today are the bottle kilns and local pottery museum.

Adams, Mary 76
Addams, Ann 60
Allward, John 71
Arnold, Andrew 63
Bale family 15
Barrett (Tap House) 87
Batten, George 11, 90
Bennett, John 40, 90
Bentinck, family 15
Bentinck, Charles 91
Bentinck, Elizabeth 15
Bickle, D. 65
Billings, William 39
Blake, Charles Davey 90
Blamire, William 90
Bolton, Mr 23
Branscombe, William 31
Breley, Frances 63
Brimblecombe, Richard 12
Brittan, John 18, 22
Broadhurst, James 87
Buller, Captain T.W. 88, 90
Buller, W. W. 90
Canning, Elizabeth 62
Carder, Polly 63
Carpenter, A.J. 9
Carthew, Edmund 11-14, 90
Cauntle, Thomas 18
Champion, Richard 22, 25
Chapple, William 11
Chase, Mary 63
Christophers, John 37, 90
Coall, Mary 18, 71
Cockerman, Richard 57
Colridge, Ann 65
Coniam, James 12
Coniam, William 39, 40
Cook, James 75
Cookworthy, William 13, 14, 17-24, 50, 67
Courtenay, Lord 10-14, 16, 17, 27, 28, 30, 31, 36, 38, 41
Courtier, William 43
Coysh, Jemima 80
Crane, John 31-33, 39, 40, 87, 90
Crisp, Nicholas 18-25, 28, 39, 62, 90
Darges, Mary 74, 76
Daymond, William 12
Divett, Florence Ann 90
Divett, John 90
Divett, Mary Elizabeth 90
Dobell, D. 71
Dugdale's Monasticum 15
Dymond, Robert 91
Edyvean, John 11-14
Edyvean, Robert 13, 14
Ellis and Company 31, 90
Ellis family 4, 16, 25, 38, 45, 59, 68
Ellis, Andrew 4, 16, 17, 69
Ellis, Eleanor 59
Ellis, Joan 4, 16, 69
Ellis, Mary 17, 18, 46
Ellis, Sarah (nee Voisey) 17, 32, 33, 38, 90
Ellis, Thomas 17, 33, 34, 38, 90
Ellis, William 59
Ellis, William I 17
Ellis, William II 7, 13-15, 17, 19, 25, 28-30, 32, 33, 38, 39, 90
Ellis, William III 17, 32, 33, 38, 45, 90
Ellis, William IV 7, 15-17, 19, 25, 27, 29, 31-33, 35, 38, 44, 45, 69
Ellis, William V 17
Ellis, William VI 17
Evans, Captain 27
Foster, Mr 31, 32, 90
French, William 12
Frost, Robert 32, 39
Furze, Mr 31, 32, 90
Gale, Samuel 43
Galliford, Edgar 65
Gillett, Joseph 9, 10, 30, 31, 42, 90, 91
Grills, Elizabeth 63
Halistay, Elizabeth 63
Hall, Sarah, 65
Hammersley family 8, 9, 14, 22, 37, 90
Hammersley, John 39
Hammersley, Thomas 21
Hancock, Elizabeth 80
Hancock, James 80
Hancock, Margaret 43
Harding, Sam'l 64, 65
Harris, John 12
Harris, T.M. 65
Harrison, John 40
Harrison, Thomas 40, 90
Heath, Charles 12
Heath, Edward 12
Henman, Grace 60
Hiern, John 81
Honeychurch, Elizabeth 43
Honeychurch, Grace 43
Honeychurch, John 39, 40, 41, 43, 44, 90, 91
Honeychurch, Samuel 43, 44, 90
Honeychurch, Thomas 41, 43, 44, 90
Honeywill, Martha 31
Hutchings, M 71
Inglett family 15
Jackson, John 12
Jewitt, Llewellyn 10, 11, 36
Joll, John 9
Jones and Carew 45
Jones, John Pike 8-10, 37, 41, 43
Jones, Thomas 39, 40
Kent, William 30, 31, 90
Kingwell, William 80
Lamble, Elizabeth 71
Lamble, Samuel 35, 38-43, 71, 90, 91
Lang, William 76
Lee, Samuel 32, 39
Ley, John 11
Liscombe, Mr 31, 32, 90
Louden, Ann 63
Luscombe (see Liscombe)
Mackintosh, David 42, 91
Madley, George 39
Mallet, John 13
Manley, Elias 27
Manley, Les 9, 23, 27
Mare, John 39
Mare, Richard 39
Marten, Mary 63
Martin, Samuel 24
Mead, Samuel 12, 39, 91
Mead, William 31, 32, 35, 36, 38-41, 43, 57, 90
Medland, Mrs. 71, 72
Miller, William 39, 40
Milles, Jeremiah 12
Moore, Reverend Thomas 38, 44
Moore, Thos 60
Mortimore, Mary 59
Mountford, George 23
Neck, Mary 57
Newcombe, Sarah 85
Nichols, Grace 71
Owen, David 87
Phillips Auctioneers 9, 10
Pillement, Jean 82
Pinhey, Sampson 71
Pitt, Thomas 13, 17, 23
Plant, Thomas 39
Pococke, Richard 8, 11
Podbury, Mary 65
Polwhele, Richard 28
Pope, Sally 63
Pountney and Godney 25
Prouse, Baron 17
Prouse, Joan 16, 17
Prouse, Thomas 17, 18, 25, 71
Purchase, Richard 31, 39
Raby, Edward 25
Ralph, Sarah 65
Revelstoke, Lord 81
Ridgway, John 40
Ridgway, William 40
Rogers, Joseph 39, 40, 90
Rothwell, Thomas 81
Sampson, John 24, 39
Sampson, Nicholas 12
Satterley, Joseph 12
Satterley, Mary 31
Satterley, Thomas 31
Savery, Susanna 71
Saymore, Martha 71, 72
Seaman, Mary 65
Seaman, Robert 65
Shaw, Reverend S. 30
Sheppard, Sarah 65
Slocombe, John 72
Smale, Jane 63
Soper, John 12
Southcott, Mary 65
Squires, Mary 62
Stawell, Sir John 15
Steer, Arthur 87
Steer, Elizabeth 71
Steer, Joseph 31, 32, 35-38, 42, 90, 91
Steer, Thomas 12, 35, 90
Stooke, Mary 81
Stretton, Norman 3, 57
Strong, Thomas 81
Surcombe, Ann 71
Sutherland, Mary Ellis 17
Tapley, William 12
Tapper, Jane 71, 72
Tapper, Joseph 12
Tapper, Thomas 59
Tavner, Joan 62, 63
Taylor, Elizth 64, 65
Taylor, Isaac 12
Templar, George 43
Temple, Reverend John 91
Tomlinson, Joseph 43
Tozer, William S. 57
Tracey, Sir William de 2
Trehawke, John 11, 14
Treleaven, John 80
Trend, Benjamin 12, 13, 30, 31, 90
Tucker, John 35, 90
Tufnell, George 15, 16, 28, 30, 31, 33, 90
Turner, Jos 87
Turner, Mr. 28
Vernard, Earl of 16, 17
Vernard, Lady Margaret 15-17
Voisey, Baron 17
Voisey, Sarah see Ellis, Sarah
Walling, Jane 43
Ward, Mr 24
Wedgewood, Josiah 1, 2, 13, 19, 24, 27-30, 43, 41, 43, 50, 65
White, Joseph 39, 40
Willcocks, Richard 59
Wills, Charles 39, 41
Wills, W. 44
Wood, Enoch 40
Wooten, Samuel 71
Wotton, William 71
Wyatt, William 39
Youlden, John 81
Youlton, William 63