John Dwight Doulton (1793 - 1873) MP

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Birthplace: Fulham, Middlesex, England
Death: Died in London, England
Managed by: Michael Lawrence Rhodes
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About John Dwight Doulton

John Doulton (November 17, 1793 – May 26, 1873) was an English businessman and manufacturer of pottery, a founder of the firm that later became known as Royal Doulton.

John Doulton married Jane Duneau, a widow from Bridgnorth in Shropshire, who died April 9, 1841. They had eight children, including Sir Henry, Bob MP, Josiah and Alfred.

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John Dwight Doulton's Timeline

1793
November 17, 1793
Middlesex, England
1815
1815
Age 21

In 1815 John Doulton left the Fulham pottery and invested his life savings of £100 in a small pottery in Vauxhall Walk. In 1820 he and John Watts took over ownership of the Vauxhall Walk pottery. They made utilitarian salt-glazed stoneware.

1819
1819
Age 25
1820
July 25, 1820
Age 26
1826
1826
Age 32
1826
Age 32
1827
1827
Age 33
1830
1830
Age 36
1832
September 14, 1832
Age 38
Surrey, England
1835
May 22, 1835
Age 41
Surrey, England