George Cadbury
Name: George Cadbury
Occupation: Business
Gender: Male
Birth Day: September 19, 1839
Death Date: October 24, 1922
Age: Aged 181
Birth Place: Edgbaston, British
Zodiac Sign: Libra

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George Cadbury

George Cadbury was born on September 19, 1839 in Edgbaston, British (181 years old). George Cadbury is a Business, zodiac sign: Libra. Nationality: British. Approx. Net Worth: Undisclosed.

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Family Members

# Name Relationship Net Worth Salary Age Occupation
#1 Egbert Cadbury Children N/A N/A N/A
#2 Edward Cadbury Children N/A N/A N/A
#3 Dominic Cadbury Grandchildren N/A N/A N/A
#4 Adrian Cadbury Grandchildren N/A N/A N/A
#5 Peter Cadbury Grandchildren N/A N/A N/A
#6 John Cadbury Parents N/A N/A N/A
#7 Candia Barrow Cadbury Parents N/A N/A N/A
#8 Richard Cadbury Siblings N/A N/A N/A

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As per our current Database, George Cadbury died on October 24, 1922.

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Biography

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1861

He worked at the school for adults on Sundays for no pay, despite only going to school himself until he was fifteen. Together with his brother Richard he took over the family business in 1861. In 1878 they acquired 14 acres (57,000 m²) of land in open country, four miles (6 km) south of Birmingham, where they opened a new factory in 1879. He rented 'Woodbrooke' – a Georgian style mansion built by Josiah Mason, which he eventually bought in 1881.

1872

George Cadbury married twice. In 1872 he married Mary Tylor, daughter of Quaker author Charles Tylor: she died in 1887. She was the mother of George Jr, Mary Isabel, Edward, Henry, and Eleanor Cadbury.

1888

In 1888 he married Elizabeth Mary Taylor. They had six children together: Laurence John, George Norman, Elsie Dorothea, Egbert, Marion Janet, and Ursula.

1901

In 1901, disgusted by the imperialistic policy of the Balfour government and opposed to the Boer War, Cadbury bought the Daily News and used the paper to campaign for old age pensions and against the war and sweatshop labour.

1918

George Cadbury was one of the prime movers in setting up The Birmingham Civic Society in 1918. Cadbury donated the Lickey Hills Country Park to the people of Birmingham. He also donated a large house in Northfield to the Birmingham Cripples Union that was used as a hospital from 1909. It is now called the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital. In 1890 he, along with a number of other leading Quakers, helped re-establish Grove House School as Leighton Park School in Reading as the leading Quaker school in Britain.

1922

He died at his home, Northfield Manor House, on 24 October 1922, aged 83.

2006

The George Cadbury Carillon School was opened in 2006 and is the only carillon school in the United Kingdom.

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