Email from Nicholas Gent - Pinxton Porcelain society.

HI SCOTT

MORE THAN PLEASED TO HELP

FIRST TO MY KNOWLEDGE THEY OMLY PRODUCED PORCELAIN SOFT PASTE THEY PRODUCED MAYBE POTTERY SAGGERS TO FIRE THE PORCELAIN BUT NOT ON A COMMERCIAL BASIS,SO LETS CALL IT I PORCELAIN FACTORY.

99.9 % WAS ALL HAND DECORATED BUT I HAVE FOUND 4 PIECES FROM A TEA SET TRANSFER PRINTED

CLAY FROM DEVON AND CORNWALL,LYNN SAND FROM GAINSBOROUGH AND STONE FROM DERBYSHIRE,ONE OF THE COKES ,TALBOT COKE SENT SAMPLES OF CLAY FROM NEWFOUNDLAND BUT I THINK SAMPLES ONLY HE WAS A NAVAL CAPTAIN..

YES THE TURNING CIRCLE AT THE END OF THE CANAL WAS ACROSS THE ROAD FROM THE FACTORY THE SITE IS NOW A SCRAP YARD/LORRY GARAGE.WHEN THEY CLEARED THE CANAL TO TURN IT INTO A LEISURE AREA IF COLLECTED MANY SHARDS AND WASTES FROM THE FACTORY

PLEASE GIVE ME A CALL FOR ANY OTHER INFO. MAYBE NEXT TIME YOU ARE IN THE AREA WE COULD MEET

KIND REGARDS

NICHOLAS GENT


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