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Edward John Ridgway

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Edward John Ridgway 1814-1896

The son of William Ridgway, potter of the Bell Works and Church Works. 
As 'William Ridgway, Son & Co' he was in partnership with his father from 1838-1845. In 1866 the Church Works were taken by Powell and Bishop and Ridgway's transferred their production to the newly-built Bedford Road Works, Shelton. 
Edward John Ridgway took his son John into partnership in 1870; he retired in 1872 and left the business to his two sons John and Edward Ackroyd.