Laurie joined the St Ives team at the Leach Pottery as a pupil of Bernard LEACH in 1931 (fl1931-1940s). Following Leach's return from an 18 month visit in Japan and the break-up of his first marriage in 1935, she and Leach lived together in Ditchling, Sussex. She became his second wife in 1944.
Cooper (2003) Bernard Leach, His Life and Work
Tate (1985) St Ives 1939-64: 25 Years of Painting, Sculpture & Pottery
Whybrow (2006) Leach Pottery St Ives
The Digital Museum of Cornish Ceramics: www.cornishceramics.com 2004