W. H. Grindley and Co
From Graces Guide
of Woodland Pottery, Tunstall, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire. Telephone: Hanley 7177-8. Cables: "Grindley, Tunstall"
1880 Pottery company founded by William Harry Grindley at the Newfield Pottery, Tunstall, Stoke-on-Trent. Earthenware and Ironstone China - particularly for the Canadian, United States, South American and Australian markets.
1891 The company moved to the Woodfield Pottery, Woodland Street, Tunstall.
1929 Listed Exhibitor. Manufacturers of High-class White Granite, Semi-Porcelain, and Vitrified Hotel Ware, white and decorated. (Stand No. F.10).
1960 The business was purchased by Alfred Clough Ltd.
1978 Renamed Grindley of Stoke (Ceramics) Ltd.
1980 Acquired Ceramix Group.
1988 The business was re-purchased by W. H. Grindley.
1991 The company went into receivership and were then taken over by Woodlands Pottery.
Sources of Information
- * 1929 British Industries Fair Page 72
- The Times, 30 January 1980
- The Times, 9 February 1982
-  The Potteries