Spode Timeline 1733 - 1833

Historical Timeline

Josiah Spode I was born

In 1733 Josiah Spode was born and christentend at St. Peter ad Vincula, the parish church of Stoke-upon-Trent, Staffordshire

1754 Josiah Spode I married Ellen Findlay

1784 - Blue Printing

1784 - War broke out

Ceramics Timeline

 Spode family

Spode earthenware 1760s-70s

Spode stonewares of the late 18th century

Spode blue printing

Spode bone china

Spode stone china

Spode felspar porcelain

Spode color printing

Felspar porcelain

In 1821 Josiah Spode II added another product to the Spode line: Felspar Porcelain. It was a very white, glassy "china" ideal for making fashionable dinner and dessert wares.  Although it never replaced bone china it offered an alternative to those seeking new stylish consumer goods.

For more information on  Spode bone china and felspar porcelain click  here

Soup Tureen, marked 'Spode Felspar Porcelain', ©Victoria and Albert Museum, London