Location and period of operation:
Earthenware manufacturer at Heron Cross Pottery, Fenton, Stoke-on-Trent.
The brothers were Thomas and William Hines.
Previously they had been in partnership at the Foley Pottery with a William M Cumberlidge as 'Cumberlidge & Hines' - after this partnership was dissolved in 1895 they continued the business at the Foley Pottery and also built these new works in Heron Cross.
In 1907/8 the business was taken over by Grimwades.
Subsequently: Grimwades Ltd
Marks and initials used on ware for identification:
'Opaque Porcelaine Manufacturers'
above the Heron is the
with the wording:
Printed marks used 1886-1907
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Thomas Hines, the owner of Hines Bros. Pottery,
and his wife and ten children outside their home Clyde Villa on Clyde St.
Thomas Hines is the old gentleman with the beard.
Dwelling: 106 Pool Dole
Census Place: Stoke Upon Trent, Staffordshire, England
Marr | Age | Sex
|Thomas HINES||M 43 M||Head||St Martins, Shropshire||Potters Placer|
|Mary HINES||M 35 F||Wife||Fenton|
|Richard C. HINES||14 M||Son||Hanley||Scholar|
|Annie E. HINES||12 F||Daur||Longton||Scholar|
|Mary C. HINES||10 F||Daur||Fenton||Scholar|
|Thomas W. HINES||8 M||Son||Fenton||Scholar|
|Caroline E. HINES||5 F||Daur||Fenton||Scholar|
|Arthur J. HINES||4 M||Son||Fenton|
|Fred. Leonard HINES||6 m M||Son||Fenton|
|Gertrude M. HINES||3 F||Daur||Fenton|
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