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  • ID: I3432
  • Name: William Harry (Wally) (Grindley) GRINDLAY
  • Surname: Grindlay
  • Given Name: William Harry (Wally) (Grindley)
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: ABT 1859 in Weeping Cross, Berkswich, Staffordshire ENG 1 2 3
  • Death: Mar 1926 in The Cedars, Walton, Stone, Staffordshire ENG 4
  • Baptism:
  • Note:
    Occupation 1881-1891: Earthenware Manufacturer

    Founder of W.H. Grindley Co. Ltd. and Grindley Hotelware in Tunstall.

    Quote: "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." (Source: http://www.thepotteries.org/allpotters/472.htm)
  • Change Date: 3 Sep 2007 at 00:00:00



    Father: William (Grindley) GRINDLAY b: date unknown in Staffordshire ENG
    Mother: Ellen TAREMORE b: date unknown

    Marriage 1 Susan TAYLOR b: ABT 1868 in New York, USA
    • Married: AFT 1891
    Children
    1. Has No Children Herbert Taylor (Grindley) GRINDLAY b: Jul/Sep 1896 in Congleton, Cheshire ENG
    2. Has No Children Marjorie (Grindley) GRINDLAY b: Jul/Sep 1898 in Congleton, Cheshire ENG
    3. Has No Children William Harry (Grindley) GRINDLAY b: Jul/Sep 1899 in Congleton, Cheshire ENG

    Sources:
    1. Title: UK Census 1891
      Page: aged 31
    2. Title: UK Census 1881
      Page: aged 23
    3. Title: UK Census 1901
      Page: aged 43
    4. Title: Web
      Page: http://archiver.rootsweb.com/th/read/STAFFORDSHIRE/2001-08/0997353070

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