Set up in business and marriage arranged, by his uncles, George & Thomas Twemlow.
The Uncles themselves had recently "come upon the boards" due to their success as 'Eminent Potters' at the time of the growth of the Potteries at Stock on Trent. They financed their wider family with the result of propelling them across the proto modern world.
- Read about George & Thomas in https://archive.org/stream/twemlowstheirwiv00twem#page/40/mode/2up/ (pp. 36-42)
- Read a history of the potteries by Josaih Wedgewood (Pdf is 14mb)