Working in the Pottery Industry

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  • Created on: 27-05-13 11:52


  • They were responsible for objects that were complete
  • They would control the temperature of the oven by moving dampers in the crown of the kiln
  • Firemen were paid about 40 shillings
  • They were inhaling smoke from the atmosphere as they worked
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  • Usually women
  • Paid quite well 
  • The women were paid better than most of the women in the factory
  • Decorators were constantly at risk from lead poisoning
  • These dangers could easily be passed onto children
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Mould Maker

  • Making mould was one of the best paid jobs 
  • Mould makers earned an everage of 38 shillings
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Other jobs

  • Flower Painter
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