Lewis Weston Dillwyn

Lewis Weston Dillwyn

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Lewis Weston Dillwyn, FRS (21 Aug 1778 - 31 Aug 1855) was a British porcelain manufacturer, naturalist and Member of Parliament. He was born in Walthamstow, Essex, the eldest son of William Dillwyn (1743-1824) and Sarah Dillwyn (n e Weston). His father, a Pennsylvanian Quaker had returned to Britain in 1777 during Philadelphia's worst period in the American War of Independence and settled at Higham Lodge, Walthamstow, Essex, UK. William Dillwyn was a vociferous anti-slavery campaigner and toured England and S. Wales in his work for the Anti-Slavery Committee. On his tours of S. Wales he arranged to buy the lease of the Cambrian Pottery, Swansea, Glamorganshire from George Haynes, appointing Haynes as manager.show more

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  • Paperback | 148 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 9mm | 227g
  • Acu Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135691112
  • 9786135691115