Henry Greener produced a lot of Artistic Victorian Glass and some designs are very elaborate.
Henry Greener was born in Sunderland and at the age of 12 he was an apprentice to a glass manufacturer - John Price of Gateshead.
1858 - Henry Greener and James Angus acquired the wear flint glass works in Trimdon Street and traded as Angus & Greener
1869 - James Angus died (ref Raymond Slack) and Henry continues making pressed glass under his own name Henry Greener Wear Flint Glass Works.
1870’s C - Henry Greener moved the factory to a site in Millfield
1882 - Henry Greener died and his executors carried on the business
1885 C - The Company now became known as Greener & Co Wear Flint Glass Works, Millfield. They were facing bankruptcy and one James A. Jobling took over the company.
1921 - Mr Jobling changed the name of the company to James A. Jobling & Co Ltd
For more information see Jenny Thompson’s book The Identification of English Pressed Glass 1842 – 1908
ISBN 0-9515491 – 2 – X
See also The Peacock and the Lions by Shelagh Murray
ISBN 0 – 85362 – 197- 7