George Cadbury

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Cadbury, George

Cadbury, George, 1839–1922, English manufacturer and social reformer; husband of Elizabeth Mary Cadbury. In 1861, Cadbury and his brother Richard assumed control of their father's Birmingham cocoa and chocolate factory. Interested in housing problems, the brothers moved (1880) the plant to Bournville and laid out a garden village. The successful venture influenced European model housing and garden city projects. Agitation for national old-age pensions and insurance was financed by Cadbury, who also worked to eliminate harsh labor conditions.
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A gift to the local community for educational purposes, the Selly Oak Institute building at 648 Bristol Road was opened by George Cadbury in 1894, six years before the philanthropist founded the Trust in 1900.
As well as traditional toys and parlour games, there will be a puppet theatre, creative crafts and a special George Cadbury trail.
Ellis, 41, said: "I got a phone call from George Cadbury who knew I was trying to put something together regarding Rangers and knew we needed help to get it over the line.
As Birmingham experiences its renaissance and a long-awaited return to the world stage, I am privileged to witness our city's leaders continuing George Cadbury's legacy.
It was installed by Bournville's founder George Cadbury following a visit to Belgium in 1906.
GEORGE Cadbury has been voted the city's top Brummie and has been honoured at a unique art installation created by a local hospice.
It is believed she plans to emulate George Cadbury - famed for revolutionising the industry in 1866 when he introduced cocoa - who founded the Bournville village in Birmingham for company staff.
In the early 1900s, George Cadbury, the grandson of the company's founder, went on a mission to Switzerland with Cadbury's' head confectioner to discover the secret of that country's success in milk chocolate.
O ia, mi fyddwn ni'n bwyta llawer iawn o siocled hefyd i nodi dyddiad geni George Cadbury, sylfaenydd y cwmni enwog!
Selly Manor Museum, managed by Bournville Village Trust, is inviting families to celebrate Cadbury's legacy and the village he created around the factory at its May half term events, including a special George Cadbury trail.
One of the cuttings shows George Cadbury Jnr bowling the very first wood.
By ANDY RICHARDS Content Editor AndyRichards9 SEPTEMBER 19 is a sweet moment in history - for Cadbury founder George Cadbury was born in that date in 1839.