Grace's Guide

British Industrial History

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April 1903.


Nov 1919.
Dec 1921.

Hoods Ltd., of Internation Exchange, Edmund Street, Birmingham (1908)

of International Works, King Street, Longton, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffs. Telephone: Longton 3165. Cables: "Hoods, Longton" (1947)

1895 The company was registered in January, to acquire the business of merchants and manufacturers of Joseph Hood. [1]

1919 Began operating at the International Works. [2]

1947 Listed Exhibitor - British Industries Fair. Producers of Earthenware Dinner and Tea Ware and Fancies in Hand Painted and Lithograph Patterns of Controlled Design. (Olympia, Ground Floor, Stand No. A.1177) [3]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. The Stock Exchange Year Book 1908
  2. [1] The Potteries Website
  3. 1947 British Industries Fair p138