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George Cadbury (1839-1922) with his wife Elizabeth in 1913 at the time of their Silver Wedding. English Quaker industrialist and social reformer who, with his brother Richard, took over their father's chocolate business in 1861. In 1866 they were the first in Britain to sell cocoa as a drink. In 1879 the firm moved to Bournville, Birmingham. From 'The Life of George Cadbury' by AG Gardiner (London, 1923).

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George Cadbury (1839-1922) with his wife Elizabeth in 1913 at the time of their Silver Wedding.  English Quaker industrialist and social reformer who, with his brother Richard, took over their father's chocolate business in 1861.  In 1866 they were the first in Britain to sell cocoa as a drink.  In 1879 the firm moved to Bournville, Birmingham.  From 'The Life of George Cadbury' by AG Gardiner (London, 1923).