Was John Wedgewood, son of Josiah, appointed potter to King George the third in 1806?
No, he wasn’t. Some sites say Josiah Spode was, but the official Spode site say he in 1806 became potter to the Prince of Wales, son of George III, who became George IV in 1820. “1806 – the first Royal Warrant was awarded to Josiah Spode II following a visit by the Prince of Wales and The Duke of Clarence to the Spode works in Stoke. He was appointed Potter and English Porcelain Manufacturer to H.R.H. the Prince of Wales. ? 1820 – Potter to H.M.