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Bewley, Joshua (1819–1900), tea and coffee merchant, was born on 19 January 1819, the youngest child in the family of thirteen children of Samuel Bewley (1764–1837), silk merchant, of Rockville, co. Dublin, and his wife, Elizabeth (1771–1848), daughter of Nehemiah Fayle of Limerick...

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Brooke, Arthur (1845–1918), tea merchant, was born in George Street, Ashton under Lyne, Lancashire, on 30 October 1845 to Charles Brooke, tea dealer, and his wife, Jane, née Howard. After an early career in textiles was terminated in 1864 by the ‘Cotton Famine’, he trained in the wholesale tea firm ...

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Arthur Brooke (1845–1918) by unknown photographer reproduced with kind permission of Unilever Bestfoods from an original in Unilever Corporate Archives

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Fyffe, Edward Wathen (1853–1935), tea and fruit importer, was born on 31 December 1853 in Woodchester, Gloucestershire, the younger son of Ebenezer Wathen Fyffe and his wife, Martha, née Dunn. His father was head of a long established tea trading business in London...

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Gye, Frederick, the elder (1781–1869), tea dealer and proprietor of Vauxhall Gardens, was by 1806 a printer in partnership with G. Balne at 7 Union Court, Broad Street, in the City of London, where, having secured the contract for printing state lottery tickets, he made a profitable living. ...

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Harrod, Charles Digby (1841–1905), grocer and tea dealer, was born on 25 January 1841 at 4 Cable Street, Whitechapel, second child and eldest son of Charles Henry Harrod (1799–1885), grocer and tea dealer, and his wife, Elizabeth Digby (1810–1860). He left school at sixteen, was apprenticed to a ...

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Charles Digby Harrod (1841–1905) by unknown photographer Company Archive, Harrods Limited, London

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Harrod, Charles Henry (1799–1885), tea dealer and grocer, was born on 16 April 1799, at Lexden, Essex, the son of William Harrod and his wife, Thamar, but little else is known about his early life. However, as he became a grocer and tea merchant, it can be presumed he had at least a rudimentary education....

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Charles Henry Harrod (1799–1885) by unknown photographer Company Archive, Harrods Limited, London