Biographical entry Field, Thomas (1814? - 1880)
Barnet, Middlesex, England
- 27 April 1880
Thomas Field was a free settler who established a pottery business in Sydney around 1842, making containers for ginger beer and cordials.
Born Barnet, Middlesex, England, ca 1814. Died Sydney, 27 April 1880. Learned pottery from J.A. Gransby 1838-41; arrived Sydney ca 1842; started business April 1843 as T. Field & Co.; probably retired ca 1872.
- 'Field, Thomas (1814-18800427)', Trove, National Library of Australia, 2009, http://nla.gov.au/nla.party-1476930. Details
- Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering, Technology in Australia 1788-1988, Online edn, Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre, Melbourne, 3 May 2000, http://www.austehc.unimelb.edu.au/tia/index_f.html. Details
Created: 25 May 2001, Last modified: 24 May 2006
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