The Journal
The NCS Journal is published annually, is free to members, and features in-depth papers and articles on specialist ceramic topics with the general aim of providing information not previously published elsewhere. The Journal normally contains around 200 pages, and is printed on good quality paper and illustrated in colour. All members are invited to submit material to the Journal Editor for inclusion.

Journal Volume 34, 2018 includes the following articles

Simeon Shaw on the Techniques of Potting in 1835,  Rodney Hampson

Josiah Wedgwood and Engine-Turned Decoration: Experimentation, Frustration and Tenacity, John Adeney

The Importance of Canals to the 18th Century Pottery Industry,  Lucy Lead

Wedgwood Jasper Tablets and Catherine the Great of Russia, Robin Emmerson

Three Great Prestonpans Bowls, Sheila Forbes

William Cooke, Artist and Designer,   Gaye Blake-Roberts

The Holyrood Pottery Edinburgh: The recovery of Arts and Crafts Pottery during Archaeological Investigations in Gilmerton Road Edinburgh, Bob Will 

The Lewis Girls of Doulton Lambeth,  Colin Andrew

Manufacturer and Museum : George Maw’s relationship with the Museum of Practical Geology c.1867-1880,   Susan Newell

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Journal Vol 23 2006

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Page Content Contributor
5 Analysis of how Transport Developments have improved the economics of the industry in Staffordshire J H Rogerson
11 Thomas Morgan, the 18th Century London Chinaman and links with Chelsea, Derby and Tournai (Belgium) L & P Pegliasco-Fisher.
17 The development of the Ferrybridge Pottery Site 1793-2004 Alan and Janet Tomlinson.
59 New Kiln Technology and its restricted use in Britain in the 1920s Jenny Hill.
65 Richard Holdship of Worcester and his Quaker connections R.B.Cole
83 The origins of Lund's Bristol Porcelain and the site of the Bristol Manufactory Ray Jones
105 George Potts Cocker's and Douglas Potts Cocker's Chenies Street Biscuit Porcelain Figure Manufactory Tony Lonton
119 Bodley: the People and their Pots Margaret Crumpton.
135 Pinxton and Torksey Teapots Roger S. Edmundson.
159 The Musselburgh Pottery ? Sheila Forbes and George Haggarty
166 The Verreville Pottery Glasgow "CD ROM" George Haggarty
168 Plymouth Porcelain Records in the Board of Admiralty Papers Jane Brown
170 Chelsea in Chancery Master Lynch's exhibits Jane Brown