Dr Iain Hambling - T G Green & Co Pottery

As official Historian and Archivist of the Company, Dr Hambling will be looking back into the history of T.G.Green & Co Ltd Pottery of Church Gresley, Derbyshire which was established in 1864. He will tell the story of the owner, his family, the area and the pottery.

More famous for their blue and white striped 'Cornish Kitchen Ware' produced from the early 1920's (then known as 'E-Blue') the pottery produced many hundreds of patterns from Yellow wares, Victorian transfer prints, colourful hand painted Art Nouveau and vibrant enamelled Art Deco patterns, Wartime utility pottery, avant garde Retro designs and many well known Brewery wares, employing up to 1,000 local staff at the height of production. He will also bring around 24 pieces of pottery and books of original catalogues and paperwork dating back to the 1880's.

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