Wedgwood (disambiguation)

Wedgwood (disambiguation)

Wedgwood is a British pottery firm.

Wedgwood may also refer to:

* Wedgwood, Staffordshire
* Wedgwood, Seattle, Washington, a neighborhood in Seattle, Washington
* Wedgwood railway station, in Staffordshire, England.

Josiah Wedgwood may refer to several men from the Wedgwood pottery dynasty:

* Josiah Wedgwood, aka Josiah Wedgwood I (1730-1795), the famous potter.
* Josiah Wedgwood II (1769-1843), son of Josiah I.
* Josiah Wedgwood III (1795-1880), son of Josiah II.
* Josiah Wedgwood, 1st Baron Wedgwood (Josiah Wedgwood IV), (1872-1943) great-great-grandson of Josiah I through Josiah II's son Francis and Francis' son Clement.
* Josiah Wedgwood V (1899-1968) son of Josiah Wedgwood IV

Thomas Wedgwood may refer to several members of the Wedgwood family of famous potters, it was a name used for the first son, giving the line:

* Thomas Wedgwood I (c.1617-1679)
* Thomas Wedgwood II (1660-1715) second son of Thomas I
* Thomas Wedgwood III (1685 - 1739) eldest son of Thomas II, father of Josiah Wedgwood
* Thomas Wedgwood IV (1716 - 1773) eldest son of Thomas III
* Thomas Wedgwood V (1744-1786) elder son of Thomas IV
* Thomas Wedgwood VI (1776-1809) elder son of Thomas V
* Thomas Wedgwood VII (1800-1864) eldest son of Thomas VI

But the name was also used elsewhere; Josiah Wedgwood's son Thomas Wedgwood (1771-1805) was a pioneer of photography.

Other famous people from the Darwin — Wedgwood family are:
* Hensleigh Wedgwood
* Susannah Wedgwood, mother of Charles Darwin
* Emma Wedgwood, wife of Charles Darwin
* Veronica Wedgwood

Anthony Wedgwood Benn (Tony Benn) and William Wedgwood Benn are descended from Aaron Wedgwood, younger brother of Thomas Wedgwood I.

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