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Jacob M. Price

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Barclay, David (1729–1809), banker and brewer, was the younger son of David Barclay (1682–1769), Quaker merchant, and his second wife, Priscilla, daughter of John Freame, banker, of Lombard Street. David and his brother John became partners in their father's linen and merchant house in ...

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Cadbury, George (1839–1922), confectionery manufacturer and social reformer, was born at Edgbaston, Birmingham, on 19 September 1839, the third son and fourth child of John Cadbury (1801–1889), cocoa and chocolate manufacturer, and his wife, Candia (1805–1855), daughter of George Barrow, merchant and shipowner, of ...

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Cadbury, Laurence John (1889–1982), chocolate and food manufacturer, was born at Woodbrook, Northfield, King's Norton, Birmingham, on 30 March 1889, the first son of George Cadbury (1839–1922), chocolate and food manufacturer, and his second wife, Elizabeth Mary, née Taylor (1858–1951) [see Cadbury, Dame Elizabeth Mary...

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Fry, Joseph Storrs (1826–1913), cocoa and chocolate manufacturer, was born in Union Street, Bristol, on 6 August 1826, the eldest son of Joseph Fry (1795–1879), cocoa and chocolate manufacturer, and his wife, Mary Ann, daughter of Edward Swaine. Initially educated at home, he went to ...

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Lister, Joseph Jackson (1786–1869), wine merchant and microscopist, was born on 11 January 1786 in Lothbury, City of London, the only son of John Lister, a wine merchant, and his wife, Mary Jackson (d. 1808). His parents were members of the Society of Friends...

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Rowntree, Joseph (1836–1925), cocoa and chocolate manufacturer, was born at Pavement, York, on 24 May 1836, the son of Joseph Rowntree (1801–1859) and his wife, Sarah, née Stephenson (1807–1888). In 1822 his father had travelled from Scarborough to establish his grocery business, and he became prominent in civic and Quaker affairs in ...