John. 1688–1743, English potter; earliest of the great Staffordshire potters
Historical Examples

astbury of Shelton, early in the 18th century, made red crouch, and white stoneware.
The Collector’s Handbook to Keramics of the Renaissance and Modern Periods William Chaffers

astbury saw the dust, and it at once occurred to him that it might be useful in his business.
The Ceramic Art Jennie J. Young

astbury used an addition of white clay and flint to his bodies about 1720.
Chats on Old Earthenware Arthur Hayden

As a rule, black or red specimens having the name of astbury impressed upon them are attributed to astbury the second.
Chats on Old Earthenware Arthur Hayden

The parish of astbury contains no less than twelve townships, of which the market Contains 12 townships.
Curiousities of Great Britain: England and Wales Delineated Vol. 1 Thomas Dugdale

Collectors should be cautioned not to assign plates and dishes marked astbury, to Thomas astbury.
Chats on Old Earthenware Arthur Hayden

A son of the above named astbury was riding through Dunstable in 1720, when he noticed symptoms of disorder in his horses eyes.
The Ceramic Art Jennie J. Young

astbury and early Whieldon figures, which are of small size as a rule, range in price from £4 to £10.
Chats on Old Earthenware Arthur Hayden

He went first to a private school at astbury, and in 1810 was sent to Harrow.
The Explorers of Australia and their Life-work Ernest Favenc

We illustrate a fine plate of this nature (p. 303), similar in design to plates impressed astbury of Staffordshire.
Chats on Old Earthenware Arthur Hayden

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