• Howell G. M. EdwardsEmail author


A review of the discoveries made by William Weston Young and a summary of his influence upon the two extreme ceramic examples of fine porcelain and silica refractory bricks.


William Weston Young Nantgarw porcelain Dinas silica refractory bricks Hard paste porcelain Dry mix porcelain powder 


  1. J.A. Anderson, Derby Porcelain and the Early English Fine Ceramic Industry, Ph.D. Thesis, University of Leicester, UK, October, 2000Google Scholar
  2. H. Eccles, B. Rackham, Analysed Specimens of English Porcelain in the Victoria and Albert Museum (Victoria and Albert Museum, London, 1922)Google Scholar
  3. H.G.M. Edwards, Swansea and Nantgarw Porcelain: A Scientific Reappraisal (Springer, Dordrecht, The Netherlands, 2017)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  4. E. Jenkins, William Weston Young. The Glamorgan Historian, ed. by Stewart Williams, vol. 5 (D. Brown Publishers, Cowbridge, 1968), pp. 61–101. ISBN: 0-900807-8-1Google Scholar
  5. W.D. John, Nantgarw Porcelain (Ceramic Book Co., Newport, 1948)Google Scholar
  6. W.D. John, G.J. Coombes, K. Coombes, The Nantgarw Porcelain Album (Ceramic Book Co., Newport, 1975)Google Scholar
  7. E. Morton Nance, The Pottery and Porcelain of Swansea and Nantgarw (B.T. Batsford Ltd., London, 1942)Google Scholar
  8. W. Turner, The Ceramics of Swansea and Nantgarw (Bemrose & Sons, Old Bailey, London, 1897)Google Scholar
  9. J. Twitchett, Derby Porcelain, 1748–1848: An Illustrated Guide (Antique Collectors Club, Woodbridge, Suffolk, 2002)Google Scholar
  10. I.J. Williams, The Nantgarw Pottery and its Products: An Examination of the Site, (The National Museum of Wales and the Press Board of the University of Wales, Cardiff, 1932)Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2019

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Chemical and Forensic Sciences, Faculty of Life SciencesUniversity of BradfordBradfordUK

Personalised recommendations