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Name Index


Plymouth China

Trans. Devon. Assoc. vol. 44, Trans. Devon. Assoc., (1912) pp. 382-393.


G.H. Radford

Prepared by Michael Steer

The porcelain factories at Plymouth and Bristol were among the earliest English manufacturers of porcelain. William Cookworthy, (born at Kingsbridge), a Quaker Pharmacist of Plymouth, was greatly interested in locating in Cornwall and Devon, minerals similar to those described by Père François Xavier d'Entrècolles, a Jesuit missionary who worked in China during the early eighteenth century, as forming the basis of Chinese porcelain. In 1768 he founded a works at Plymouth for the production of porcelain similar to the Chinese but from Devon materials. Google with the Archive Organization has sponsored the digitisation of books from several libraries. The Internet Archive makes available, in its Community Texts Collection (originally known as Open Source Books), books that have been digitised by Google from a number of libraries. These are books on which copyright has expired, and are available free for educational and research use. The copy of this rare book is held at the Princeton University Library and is available from the Internet Archive.
Allen 385
Bentley 391
Bevan 385
Burt, Mr William 387-8
Burton, Mr William, FCS 383, 386, 391
Bush, George 387
Champion, Miss Eliza Hester 389
Champion, Mr Richard 385-6, 389, 393
Champion, Sarah 385, 388
Chapple, William 390
Chatham, Lord 385
Clibborn, Abraham 387
Collier family 389
Cookworthy, Benjamin 391
Cookworthy, Dr 391
Cookworthy, William throughout
Doel, Mr James 393
Earle, A M 388
Elers family 384
Entrècolles, Père d' 382
Fox, Elizabeth 388, 389
Franklin, Benjamin 388
Fry, Sir John 390
George II 391-2
Hanbury 385
Hobson, R L 383
Jewitt, Llewellyn 389
Lloyd, Caleb 385
Louis XIV 391
Luxmoore, Captain 393
Meteyard, Miss 391
Nancarrow, John 383
Nelson, General, RE 390
Ossory, Bishop of 383
Owen, Mr Hugh 385, 387, 390
Prideaux, Mr John 389
Prideaux, Miss Lydia 389
Pitt, Mr Thomas, MP 385-7, 391
Pitt, Mr William, MP 386
Pococke, Dr R 383
Réaumur, Baron 382
Risdon, Tristram 390
Schreiber, Lady Charlotte 391-2
Shaw, Simeon 385
Skinner, Rev John 383
Solon, L M E 388
Sprimont, N 391
Summers, Richard 387
Trapnell 391
Wedgwood, Josiah 391
Worth, Mr R N 386