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John Cadbury (1801 - 1889)

John Cadbury
Born in Birmingham, Warwickshire, Englandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 9 Mar 1826 in Birmingham, Warwickshire, Englandmap
Husband of — married 24 Jul 1832 in Lancaster, Lancashire, England, United Kingdommap
Descendants descendants
Died at age 87 in Birmingham, Warwickshire, Englandmap
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John Cadbury English proprietor and founder of Cadbury. He developed an emulsification process to make solid chocolate - creating the modern chocolate bar.

Biography

John was a Friend (Quaker)

John Cadbury, the son of Richard Tapper Cadbury and his wife Elizabeth Head, was born on August 12, 1801, at Birmingham, Warwickshire. His birth was recorded by Warwickshire North Quaker Monthly Meeting.[1][2][3]

Family

John had two wives.[4] He married first Priscilla Ann Dymond, the daughter of John Dymond and his wife Olive, at Exeter, Devonshire, on March 9, 1826.[5] Priscilla was born in about 1799, died on March 8, 1828, and was buried on March 16.[6][7] There were no children from this marriage.

Second, John married Candia Barrow, daughter of George Barrow and his wife Elizabeth, on July 24, 1832, at Lancaster, Lancashire.[8] They had seven children:

Census

1841 England Census for Edgbaston, Warwickshire.

In 1841, John Cadbury, 35, a tea dealer, lived on Calthorpe St. with his wife Candia, 35 and four children: John, 7; Richard, 5; Maria, 3; and George, 1. All were born in Warwickshire.[11]

1851 England Census for Edgbaston, Warwickshire.

In 1851, John Cadbury, 49 b. Birmingham, a tea merchant, lived on Calthorpe St. with his wife Candice, 45 b. Lancaster, and six children: John, 17, assistant manf.; son R. Cadbury, 15, a clerk; daughter M., 13; Geo., 11; Edwd., 8; and Henry, 5. Niece M. Gibbins, 12; and nephews Wm. Gibbins, 10, and Thos. Gibbins, 8, lived with the family. The children were all born in Edgbaston except John, who was born in Birmingham.[12]

1861 England Census for Edgbaston, Warwickshire.

In 1861, John Cadbury, a 59 year old widower, a cocoa manufacturer b. Birmingham, Warwickshire, lived at 51 Calthorpe St. with four children: Richard. 25, a cocoa manufacturer b. Birmingham, Warwickshire; George, 21, a cocoa manufacturer b. Edgbaston; Maria, 23 b. Edgbaston; and Edward, 18 b. Edgbaston.[13]

John died on May 11, 1889 and was buried at Witton Cemetery in Witton, Metropolitan Borough of Birmingham, West Midlands, England.

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Sources

  1. "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/N12P-WV2 : accessed 08 Sep 2014), John Cadbury, ; citing Birmingham, reference p8; FHL microfilm 811717.
  2. "England and Wales Non-Conformist Record Indexes (RG4-8), 1588-1977," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/F3B6-MZC : accessed 08 Sep 2014), John Cadbury, 12 Aug 1801, Birth; citing p. 33, North Warwickshire, record group RG6, Public Record Office, London.
  3. England & Wales, Society Of Friends (Quaker) Births 1578-1841, WARWICKSHIRE, LEICESTERSHIRE AND RUTLAND: Monthly Meeting of Warwickshire North: Births, RG6/722, FindMyPast and linked image
  4. NNDB
  5. "England Marriages, 1538–1973 ," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/NJDZ-PGB : accessed 08 Sep 2014), John Cadbury and Priscilla Ann Dymond, 09 Mar 1826; citing Exeter, Devon, England, reference 13; FHL microfilm 813523.
  6. "England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/</.ref>N5T3-R8N : accessed 08 Sep 2014), John Cadbury in entry for Priscilla Ann Cadbury, 16 Mar 1828; citing , reference RG 6 1141 p 8b; FHL microfilm 811743.
  7. "England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/JZBF-QMK : accessed 08 Sep 2014), John Cadbury in entry for Priscilla Ann Cadbury, 16 Mar 1828; citing , reference 13; FHL microfilm 813523.
  8. England Marriages, 1538–1973 ," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/NJZ1-2J5 : accessed 08 Sep 2014), John Cadbury and Candia Barrow, 24 Jul 1832; citing Lancaster, Lancaster, England, reference vol 4 6/1156 p 154; FHL microfilm 583995.
  9. "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/JQD4-7YB : accessed 08 Sep 2014), John Cadbury in entry for John Cadbury; citing Birmingham, Warwick, England, reference p 91; FHL microfilm 811742.
  10. "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/J7YN-X55 : accessed 08 Sep 2014), John Cadbury in entry for Richard Cadbury, ; citing , reference p33; FHL microfilm 811717.
  11. 1841 England Census [Ancestry.com. database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc, 2010. Original data: Census Returns of England and Wales, 1841. Kew, Surrey, England: The National Archives of the UK (TNA): Public Record Office (PRO), 1841. Data imaged from the National Archives, London, England. Class: HO107; Piece: 1151; Book: 3; Civil Parish: Edgbaston; County: Warwickshire; Enumeration District: 7; Folio: 14; Page: 21; Line: 1; GSU roll: 464186
  12. 1851 England Census [Ancestry.com. database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2005. Original data: Census Returns of England and Wales, 1851. Kew, Surrey, England: The National Archives of the UK (TNA): Public Record Office (PRO), 1851. Data imaged from the National Archives, London, England. Class: HO107; Piece: 2049; Folio: 266; Page: 4; GSU roll: 87459.
  13. 1861 England Census [Ancestry.com. database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2005. Original data: Census Returns of England and Wales, 1861. Kew, Surrey, England: The National Archives of the UK (TNA): Public Record Office (PRO), 1861. Data imaged from The National Archives, London, England. Class: RG 9; Piece: 2124; Folio: 4; Page: 2; GSU roll: 542921.

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Hello Profile Managers!

We are featuring this profile in the Connection Finder this week. Between now and Wednesday is a good time to take a look at the sources and biography to see if there are updates and improvements that need made, especially those that will bring it up to WikiTree Style Guide standards. We know it's short notice, so don't fret too much. Just do what you can.

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posted by Abby (Brown) Glann
Hi Lynda, the England Project would like to co-manage this profile with you due to his historical significance. See Project-Managed Profiles Helpfor more information. I am adding the England project box today and will send you a trusted list request to add me to the trusted list for the profile. Please contact me if you would like to discuss. Regards, Gillian, Leader, England Project.
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