The company was founded in 1775 by John Aynsley in Lane End, Longton, Staffordshire.
Where does the name Aynsley come from?
Last name: Aynsley This interesting name, found chiefly in the border regions of Scotland and Northumberland, is of Anglo-Saxon origin, and a locational surname deriving from one of several places in the Midlands, such as Ansley in Warwickshire or Annesley in Nottinghamshire.
What does the name Aynsley mean?
Meaning:only hermitage wood or clearing.
Is Bone China still made in England?
Most major English firms made or still make it, including Spode, and Worcester, Royal Crown Derby, Royal Doulton, Wedgwood, and Mintons.
Do they still make Aynsley China?
One of the oldest ceramic firms in Stoke-on-Trent has closed its factory with the loss of 40 jobs. Aynsley China was established in 1775 and has been on the same site in Longton since 1875.
Is Aynsley male or female name?
as a name for girls (also used as boys name Aynsley) is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Aynsley is only hermitage wood or clearing. Aynsley is an alternate spelling of Ainsley (Old English). Originally a place name: from Annesley.