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of Glebe Works, Hanley, Staffs. (1922)
ditto Address. Telephone: Hanley 2420. Cables: "Gray, Hanley, England". (1929)
of Gray's Pottery, Whieldon Road, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffs. (1947)
Manufacturers of earthenware at Hanley
A. E. Gray was formerly a china decorator.
c.1912-1933 Business at Hanley
1922 Susie Cooper joined A. E. Gray and Co in Mayer Street, Hanley, to design in lustre and paint her own ideas. She wished to attend the Royal College of Art and was not eligible unless in employment. 
1922 British Industries Fair Advert for Tasteful Tableware. Also: Manufacturers of Earthenware and China, Tea, Breakfast, Dinner and Toilet Ware; high-class tasteful decorations. Also special goods for mounting. (Stand No. G.38) 
1929 British Industries Fair Advert for 'Pottery of Distinction'. Manufacturers of High-class Decorative China and Earthenware in all Services, Table Sundries, Electric Lamps, Vases and Fancy Goods, Toy Tea-Sets, etc. Modern in design. Handpainting a speciality. (Pottery Section - Stand No. G.8) 
1934 Business moved to Stoke
1947 Advert in British Industries Fair Catalogue as Exhibiting Member of the British Pottery Manufacturers' Federation of Federation House, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire. Composite Exhibit. (Pottery and Glassware Section - Olympia, Ground Floor, Stand No. A.1231) 
1961 Retitled Portmeirion Potteries Ltd from 31 December, 1961.