Edward J Ridgway (& Son)






 

Location and period of operation:

E J Ridgway (& Son)

Hanley

July 1860

1873

(See sources)

Manufacturer of earthenware at the Church Works, Hanley, and from 1866 at the Bedford Works, Shelton, Stoke-upon-Trent

 

  • The partnership between Edward John Ridgway and Leonard James Abington was dissolved in July 1860 - Abington retired, and E J Ridgway continued on his own account.  

  • Edward John Ridgway took his son John into partnership in 1870; he retired in 1872 and left the business to his two sons John and Edward Ackroyd.

 

Previously: E Ridgway & Abington [1835-60] 

Subsequently: Ridgway, Sparks & Ridgway [1873-9] 

 

Also see: The Ridgway family of potters

 


London Gazette, July 13, 1860


notice of the dissolution of the partnership 
of Ridgway & Abington

- the business to be continued by E J Ridgway

 



 


Marks and Initials used on ware for identification:

 

Published by
E. RIDGWAY & ABINGTON
HANLEY 

 


 


Published by
E. RIDGWAY & ABINGTON
HANLEY
August 1, 1858
 

impressed mark

 



The Church works 

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