W H Grindley & Co (Ltd)






 

Location and period of operation:

W H Grindley & Co (Ltd)

Tunstall

1880

1991

 (See sources)

Pottery company founded by William Harry Grindley at the Newfield Pottery, Tunstall, Stoke-on-Trent in 1880. Earthenware and Ironstone China - particularly for the Canadian, United States, South American and Australian markets.
In 1891 the company moved to the Woodfield Pottery, Woodland Street, Tunstall. 

In 1960 the business was purchased by Alfred Clough Ltd.
In
1978 renamed Grindley of Stoke (ceramics) Ltd.  
Federated Potteries Co. Ltd. took them over in 1982 and in
1988 the business was re-purchase by W. H. Grindley.
1991 saw the company in the hands of the receivers. and the same year they were taken over by Woodlands Pottery.

 


 

 


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