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b. September 19, 1839 d. October 24, 1922
Businessman, Social Reformer. Cocoa and chocolate manufacturer and philanthropist, son of a Quaker grocer, Cadbury worked for a time in Joseph Rowntree's grocery store. They both became world-wide competitors as chocolate manufacturers. In 1861, together with his brother, Richard, he took over the family buisness and in 1878, acquired land for a new factory three miles south of Birmingham. Cadbury Ltd. prospered well because of humanitarian working conditions. Cadbury founded the town of...
Bournville, Friends Meeting House Burial Ground
Metropolitan Borough of Birmingham
Plot: Ashes in urn.