Thomas Minton
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Born in Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Born in 1765
Died in 1836

Born 1765. Died 1836 - English pottery and china manufacturer.

Trained as a transfer-print engraver. Set up own firm in 1789 producing copper-plates for transfer printing in blue underglaze. Built pottery works in 1793. Produced fine bone china, mainly tableware decorated with flowers and fruit. Reputed to have invented the willow pattern.

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