W H GRINDLEY & Co TUNSTALL (DAFFODIL)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. printed mark incorporating a globe and steamer boat c.1880-1891 The use of the town name "TUNSTALL" indicates a date prior to 1891. From the markings on the plate it looks to have been made in or around 1882.. This plate does have crazing and is not in mint condtion, it also has a small chip on the rim of the plate.. I am no expert, but I will do my best to answer any questions you may have about this plate.. The plate measures 9 1/2 inches.. This will make a wonderful addition to your collection!!