Young George was only 2 years old when his older sister Daisy, died in 1893 leaving George an only child.
The Wade family eventually moved to Watlands Hall in Porthill, Burslem and George attended Wolstanton Board School and later the Newcastle-under-Lyme High School.
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His father was a potters thrower and later became a manager.
George himself was educated at Nottingham University and eventually became Chairman of George Wade & Son Ltd.
Everybody knows Carlton Ware; I hale from New Zealand and it is as popular across the Tasman as it is here in Aussie, but it does not stop there.
I have sold Carlton Ware to collectors in England, Scotland, Wales, Ireland, France, Lebanon, Azores, Canada, USA and South Africa.
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