SURFWORCESTER

 


THE GRAINGER FACTORY IN DIFFERENT USES PICTURED IN 1993. A PLAN OF THE FACTORY CAN BE FOUND ON PAGE 53 OF PORCELAIN IN WORCESTER.

THE LAST SURVIVING PART OF A BOTTLE KILN IN WORCESTER. NOW PART OF LOWESMOOR SHOPPING COMPLEX. MORE DETAILS CAN BE FOUND ON PAGE 53 OF THE BOOK PORCELAIN IN WORCESTER

 

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 IMPORTANT DATES

180? THOMAS GRAINGER, GRANDSON OF ROBERT CHAMBERLAIN STARTS HIS OWN FACTORY IN ST MARTINS GATE
1809 PREMISES BURN DOWN, BUT NEW PREMISES ARE BUILT NEARBY
1839 THOMAS GRAINGER DIES & FACTORY IS RUN BY HIS WIDOW & SON, GEORGE
1888 GEORGE GRAINGER DIES
1889 FRANK, SON OF GEORGE GRAINGER, SELLS FACTORY TO WRPC
1902 PRODUCTION IS MOVED TO DIGLIS SITE