Clement-Jones family 12/22 - Person Sheet
Clement-Jones family 12/22 - Person Sheet
NameFrancis Hamilton WEDGWOOD, 9222
FatherClement Francis WEDGWOOD , 7880 (1840-1889)
MotherCatherine Emily RENDEL , 7526 (1840-1921)
Notes for Francis Hamilton WEDGWOOD
Francis Hamilton "Frank" Wedgwood (9 October 1867 - 29 October 1930) JP and High Sheriff was a partner in the Wedgwood pottery firm.

Wedgwood was the eldest son of Clement Wedgwood and Emily Catherine Rendel, daughter of the engineer James Meadows Rendel. He was the great-great-grandson of the potter Josiah Wedgwood. His younger brothers were Sir Ralph Wedgwood and Josiah Wedgwood, 1st Baron Wedgwood. He married Katherine Gwendoline Pigott 11 September 1902 in Trentham and they had three children:

Frances Dorothea Joy Wedgwood (1903-?)
Cecily Stella Wedgwood (1905–1995), artist for Wedgwood.
Clement Tom Wedgwood (1907–1960)

He became managing director of Wedgwood in 1916 when his uncle Cecil Wedgwood was killed at the Battle of the Somme. He died suddenly in 1930, his nephew Josiah Wedgwood V became the managing director of Wedgwood.
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