The Nailsea glassworks. by Margaret Thomas

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Published by H.G. & M.A. Thomas in [Bristol] .

Written in English

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ISBN 100862922852
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The Nailsea Glassworks,was in its time regarded as one of the most significant glassworks in the UK. The site then went through a long period of dereliction and piecemeal redevelopment. Informal archaeology started inbecoming serious from onwards in Author: Andrew Smith.

Paperback. Book Condition: New. x mm. Language: N/A. Brand New Book. The Nailsea Glassworks,was in its time regarded as one of the most significant glassworks in the UK. The site then went through a long period of dereliction and. The Nailsea Glassworks,was in its time regarded as one of the most significant glassworks in the UK.

The site then went through a long period of dereliction and piecemeal redevelopment. Informal archaeology started inbecoming serious from onwards in response to various development : The Nailsea Glassworks, North Somerset: A Study of the History, Archaeology, Technology and the Human Story - ~ Andrew Smith: Nailsea Glass ~ Keith Vincent: F.H.

Jahn collection of 18th century glass: English drinking glasses, coin jugs and tankards, Nailsea coloured glass jugs, pewter mounted spirit bottles: catalogue of the collection ~ Royal Leamington Spa Art Gallery and Museum.

The Nailsea Glassworks,was in its time regarded as one of the most significant glassworks in the UK. The site then went through a long period of dereliction and piecemeal redevelopment.

Informal archaeology started inbecoming serious from onwards in response to various development : Andrew F. Smith. the glassworks had a bearing on the topography of the present day town including the establishment of a number of public houses used by the workers, the foundation of an independent Chapel at Kingshill and the enlargement of the Untied Reformed Church.

Source: Historic England. Sources. Books and journals Thomas, The Nailsea glassworks. book, The Nailsea Glassworks. History of Nailsea Glass The town of Nailsea is known all around the world, thanks to the enduring legacy of the town’s glassworks. Established The Nailsea glassworks. book by John Robert Lucas on the site of the Hunting Lodge of the Earls of Berkeley, it became one of the most important English glass factories.

The Former Royal Oak Garage / Glassworks sits on a Historic Scheduled Ancient Monument site in the centre of Nailsea. Where planning consent was obtained for the conversion and construction of ten 3 and 4 bedroom homes with an 2 The Nailsea glassworks.

book retail unit. The scheme was designed and project managed by Award Winning Bristol based Architects O’Leary Goss. This was built in the s as part of Nailsea’s new shopping precinct and closed in early Its name is a reminder of Nailsea’s long-lost glass-making industry. The Glassworks was one of the largest in the country, producing mainly crown glass for windows and bottles, hence ‘Crown Glass Place’.

The Location: 12 Crown Glass Place Nailsea Somerset BS48 1RD. Old Nailsea from history books Nailsea glassworks According to author Margaret Thomas, the men in white are the Somerset Volunteers (the Militia) practising manoeuvres near the High Street in Nailsea Glassworks, established inprospered in the first fifty years of its existence, and by had become the fourth largest glassworks in Britain.

The `New House' cone, built on the site shortly before and demolished inis believed to be one of the last built in Britain, and therefore represents the culmination of English. Anthony Anderson’s grandmothers memoir of the nailsea conkers (snails) is interesting and also marie comer’s, Yvonne jaynes and sue Taylor’s ancestors who worked in the glassworks too.

If any of these people wish to contact me please email [email protected] The glassworks was established by John Robert Lucas, in because of the plentiful supply of coal for the furnaces, from Elms colliery and other local mines of the Nailsea Basin and outlier of the Bristol choice of site may also have been influenced by plans for the Grand Western Canal which was planned to include a branch to Nailsea.

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The reins of the business were passed to Robert Lucas Chance who took complete charge after his mother’s death.

Lucas, as the family called him, seemed to have the Midas touch. In the Nailsea glassworks needed help, profits had dropped and problems with supplies, credit and excise duties indicated that the company would fold.

Nailsea glassworks. According to author Margaret Thomas, the men in white are the Somerset Volunteers (the Militia) practising manoeuvres near the High Street in Nailsea Glassworks.

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relating to communications between the Nailsea Glassworks and the Commission relating to the tender made for the glass to be used in the construction of the Glass palace. I quote from Margaret Thomas's book "The Nailsea Glassworks" ISBN 2 1 - "Little is known of the amounts of glass produced once the works had gone over to sheet and.

The Nailsea Glassworks, Nailsea, North Somerset A Study of the History, Archaeology, Technology and the Human Story Andrew F. Smith, Go to the publication.

The Nailsea Glassworks, in its time regarded as one of the most significant glassworks in the UK, was established in and operated untilwhen it ceased production.

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- P Cox, J Whitchurch & I White form a partnership to exploit coal beneath Nailsea Heath. - Glassworks opened at Nailsea. - Hannah More sponsors establishment of a Sunday School at Nailsea. - Holy Trinity bells repaired. - Sale of Wraxall Lodge includes Nailsea. The Nailsea glassworks, Nailsea, North Somerset: a study of the history, archaeology, technology and the human story - / [Andrew F.

Smith.]. Admin History: Chance Brothers Limited was a leading glass manufacturer established on Spon Lane, Smethwick following the purchase by Robert Lucas Chance () in of The British Crown Glass Company glassworks on the Blakeley Farm estate. Prior to this, Robert Lucas Chance had worked at the Nailsea glassworks near Bristol, owned by.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages: chiefly illustrations, facsimiles, plan ; 25 cm: Responsibility: Keith Vincent.

Nailsea is a town in Somerset, England, 8 miles (13 km) southwest of Bristol, and 11 miles (18 km) northeast of nearest village is Backwell, which lies south of Nailsea on the opposite side of the Bristol to Exeter railway a is a commuter town with a population of 15, The town was an industrial centre based on coal mining and glass manufacture, which have Country: England.

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This book was published (privately) in and may be described as commercial rather than technological. The Chance family first had contact with glass making with the Nailsea glass works at Bristol. Robert Lucas Chance bought the British Crown Glass Company’s works in Spon Lane, Smethwick in Author: James Frederick Chance.

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When the glassworks closed inand the last mine within the following ten years, most of the skilled workers moved away and Nailsea reverted to a largely agricultural community. After the initial decline in the population, it remained fairly static until the middle of the last century.

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William and Edward’s new brother-in-law was John Robert Lucas, a Bristol businessman who had purchased some glassworks at Nailsea in Somerset. The business needed a cash injection. It may have faced problems with excise duty as tax was paid on every pane of glass produced.

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Details Date: March Venue Nailsea Methodist Church, 74 Silver St, Nailsea, Bristol BS48 2DS, UK United Kingdom.Water is essential for our lives, and until the coming of mains water to Nailsea in the daily chores of our ancestors were centred on the collection of water for food preparation and washing, as is still the case in many countries across the world.

Prior to the 20th century the inhabitants of Nailsea would collect enough water to last the day, a task often assigned to the children.The Glass Maker derives it’s name from Nailsea’s Glassworks that operated from the late 18th until the late 19th century utilizing coal from the many mines in the area.

Mostly window and bottle glass was made, but the very collectable Nailsea Blue Glass was made by it’s workers in their own time.

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