Peace - 1813 petition from the Enoch Wood scrapbook

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Date:27th of January 1813

Description:Hard Times in the Potteries

By 1813, years of war with France, and later the United States, had pushed Britain's businesses to the brink of bankruptcy.

The pottery manufacturers were no exception, and their names appear here on a notice calling for a meeting at Hanley Town Hall to organise a peace petition:

  • Josiah Wedgwood

  • John Daniel

  • Thomas Holling

  • David Wilson

  • Job Meigh

  • John Riley

  • James Bagnall

  • Thomas Toft

  • John Baker

  • William Breeze

  • Thomas Astbury

  • Benjamin Godwin

  • Thomas Mayer

  • Richard Hollins

  • Andrew Stevenson

  • Richard Riley

  • John Ward

  • Gregory Hickman

  • John Haywood

  • John Brown

  • George Gibbs

  • Josiah Mayer

  • Thomas Knight

  • Jacob Warburton

  • Robert Hamilton

  • Ralph Stevenson

  • Job Ridgway

  • John Dean

  • William Massey

  • James Keeling

  • Richard Hicks

  • William Walsh

  • Thomas Lindop

  • Joseph Locker

  • John Glass

  • John Baddeley

  • John Faulkner

  • Thomas Hulme

  • Thomas Taylor

  • John Howe

  • John Moseley

  • Benjamin Stubbs

  • Elijah Mayer

  • Robert Bucknall

  • John Sherwin

  • John Robinson, Junr.

  • James Cartledge

  • John Leigh

  • B. Endon Godwin

  • James Stevenson

  • James Taylor

  • Thomas Lakin

  • Thomas Bond

  • Samuel Brough

  • Samuel Smith

  • James Greaves

  • John Sherwin

  • Peter Warburton

  • J.H. Sheridan

  • Thomas Stirrup

  • Brough and Hughes

  • Beardmore and Carr

  • Thomas Griffin

  • John Ridgway

  • Christopher Whitehead

  • James Smith

  • Job Meigh, Junr.

  • Jacob Marsh

  • Samuel Ginder, & Co.

  • About this document

    This document was produced by Chester's Printers in Newcastle. It was collected by local industrialist Enoch Wood and is now among the collections at Stoke-on-Trent Museums.


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