∙ 1968-1989 ∙
The end of 1968 saw a new susidary company formed A.T. Finney & Sons (export) Ltd this was to help with the expansion of the fine bone china tableware and teaware being sold overseas into many export markets.
∙ 1989-1999 ∙
In 1989 A.T. Finneys was sold to a local earthenware manufacturer the John Tams Group which would further enhance the uk and export markets for the strong Duchess China Brand, unfortunately with the raise of cheap imports the Tams Group ceased trading.
∙ 1999-2019 ∙
1999 Grimwades Ltd who also owned the Royal Winton brand name purchased the Duchess factory out of administration and continued the history of producing fine bone china and teaware and tableware.
∙ 2019 - Present ∙
Early 2019 saw the current owners Jason Simms and Andrew Tooth (a former Duchess employee from the mid 90's) who's wealth of experience running and growing Heraldic Pottery for 20 years saw Duchess as a perfect fit to expand both businesses.