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FENTON

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Originally appearing in Volume V10, Page 260 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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FENTON, a town of Staffordshire, England, on the North Staffordshire railway, adjoining the east side of Stoke-on-Trent, in which parliamentary and municipal borough it is included. Pop. (1891) 16,998; (19o1) 22,742. The manufacture of earthen-ware common to the district (the Potteries) employs the bulk of the large industrial population.
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