Ridgway Potteries, earthenware manufacturer, of the Bedford works, Shelton, Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent
1873 Ridgway Sparks and Ridgway established
1879 Change of name to Ridgways
1920 Change of name to Ridgways (Bedford Works) Ltd
1934 Company incorporated.
1948 Part of Lawley Group on its formation
1952 Operations suspended
1955 On January 1st, with Booths and Colcloughs Ltd, continued as Ridgway, Adderley, Booths and Colcloughs Ltd. Renamed Ridgway Potteries Ltd from February 28th 1955.
Sources of Information
- The Times, 16 September 1948
-  The Potteries Website