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Josiah Wedgwood (1769-1843)

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Josiah Wedgwood II (1769-1843), second surviving son of Josiah Wedgwood and his wife Sarah.

1795 Succeeded his father as proprietor of Josiah Wedgwood and Sons; introduced production of bone china by the company.

1795 Birth of son Josiah

1800 Birth of son Francis in Dorset

1803 Birth of son Hensleigh Wedgwood in Dorset

1841 Josiah Wedgwood 70, lived in Whitmore, Newcastle under Lyme with Elizabeth Wedgwood 75 and Sarah Elizabeth Wedgwood 45[1]

1843 Died

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Sources of Information

  1. 1841 census