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Cadbury, Edward (1873–1948), confectionery manufacturer and industrial and social reformer, was born at 32 George Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham, on 20 March 1873, the eldest son of George Cadbury (1839–1922), cocoa and chocolate manufacturer, and his first wife, Mary, née Tylor (1849–1887). He was educated at the ...

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George Cadbury (1839–1922) by Francis Dodd, c. 1920–22 by kind permission of Cadbury Trebor Bassett

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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, John (1801–1889), cocoa and chocolate manufacturer, was born on 12 August 1801, at 92 Bull Street, Birmingham, into a family of four generations of Quakers, the fifth child and third son in the family of five sons and five daughters of Richard Tapper Cadbury (1768–1860)...

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Laurence John Cadbury (1889–1982) by Elliott & Fry, 1949 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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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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Carr, Arthur (1855–1947), biscuit manufacturer, was born at Bowerbank, Barton, Westmorland, on 16 August 1855, the younger son of John Carr (1824–1912) and his wife, Harriet Ellis. John Carr's elder brother was Jonathan Dodgson Carr, who in 1831 founded the milling and biscuit making firm of ...

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Carr, Jonathan Dodgson (1806–1884), biscuit manufacturer, was born in Stricklandgate, Kendal, on 9 December 1806, the second in a family of four sons and five daughters of Jonathan Carr, a Quaker wholesale grocer and tea dealer of Yorkshire weaving stock, and his wife, ...

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Fry, Joseph (1728–1787), chocolate manufacturer and typefounder, was born into a devout Quaker family in 1728, the eldest son of John Fry (d. 1775), a shopkeeper of Sutton Benger, Wiltshire. He was educated at a Quaker boarding-school in the north of England...

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Joseph Storrs Fry (1826–1913) by John Beattie Howarth-Loomes Collection; photograph National Portrait Gallery, London

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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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Grubb [née Pim], Sarah (1746–1832), miller and benefactor, was born on 11 December 1746 at Mountrath, Queen's county, the eldest of the fifteen children of John Pim (1718–1797), a rich Dublin wool merchant, and his wife, Sarah Clibborn (1724–1812) of Moate Castle, co. Westmeath...

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Jacob, William Beale (1825–1902), biscuit manufacturer, was born at 33 Bridge Street, Waterford, Ireland, on 17 August 1825, the elder son (a daughter had died at birth) of Isaac Thomas Jacob (1790–1839) and his wife, Anne Beale (1795–1854), daughter of a woollen manufacturer. The ...

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Palmer, George (1818–1897), biscuit manufacturer, was born at Upton Farm, Long Sutton, Somerset, on 18 January 1818, the eldest of three sons and a daughter (another son died young) of William Palmer, a farmer, and his wife, Mary, daughter of William Isaac, a ...

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Palmer, George William (1851–1913), biscuit manufacturer and benefactor, was born in Reading on 23 May 1851, the eldest of the six sons and four daughters of George Palmer (1818–1897), co-founder of Huntley and Palmers of Reading, and his wife, Elizabeth Sarah (1825–1894), daughter of ...

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Rowntree, John Wilhelm (1868–1905), chocolate manufacturer and religious activist, was born on 4 September 1868 at Top House, St Mary's, York, the eldest of the six children of Joseph Rowntree (1836–1925) and his second wife, (Emma) Antoinette (1846–1924), daughter of Wilhelm Seebohm of ...

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Joseph Rowntree (1836–1925) by unknown photographer, 1878 © reserved; Rowntree Archives; photograph National Portrait Gallery, London

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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 ...