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Huntley & Palmers Timeline
1822 to 1864

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The London Street bakery, about 1850
The London Street bakery, about 1850
1822
J. Huntley & Son biscuit bakery opens in London Street

1832
Joseph Huntley junior opens tin making and ironmongery shop (later Huntley, Boorne & Stevens) opposite the bakery
 
George Palmer, late nineteenth century
George Palmer, late nineteenth century
1841
George Palmer becomes Thomas Huntley's partner. He was a distant cousin and a fellow Quaker. The business is renamed Huntley & Palmer

1842
Eight agents are appointed across the country to sell Huntley & Palmer biscuits. George was ambitious and wanted to rapidly expand the business
 
Interior of Biscuit Factory, around 1850
Interior of Biscuit Factory, around 1850

1846
A new factory opens in a former silk works on Kings Road employing 41 men and boys

1847
London office opens
 
George, Samuel and William Isaac Palmer, around 1880
George, Samuel and William Isaac Palmer, around 1880
1857
Thomas Huntley dies

1857
William Isaac and Samuel Palmer join George as partners. Business renamed Huntley & Palmers

1861
London Street shop closes
 
 
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