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The mid 18th Century: Stynt Duncumb

Image: A 9¼” plain rimmed plate and 16½” plain rimmed dish made from pewter by Stynt Duncumb in the mid-18th century

[Image from: Bewdley Museum]

John Duncumb’s son, Stynt, known also as Samuel (1712-1767), inherited his father’s business, but he had worked within the concern since 1730. Records are few, but the survival of large numbers of items bearing his mark, indicate that it continued to thrive. He died childless at the age of 55, and left the business to his nephew, John Ingram junior.



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944-1An Innovative Metal Industry: Pewter and Mass Production in Bewdley 269-0Bewdley’s Importance for the Pewter Industry 268-0Using Pewter 262-0Making Pewter 255-0Local Origins 257-0John Duncumb and Mass Production 258-0John Duncumb and Mass Production 259-0John Duncumb and Mass Production 264-0The mid 18th Century: Stynt Duncumb 260-0The late 18th Century: John Ingram 266-0The late 18th Century: John Ingram and Charles Hunt 267-0The late 18th Century: John Ingram and Charles Hunt 270-0The early 19th Century: Crane and Stinton 261-0The early 19th Century: Joseph Morgan 256-0Decline