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E. B. Mitchell

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November 1907.
June 1911.
E. B. Mitchell's flour factory, Easton 1922.
Packing Diadem Flour, Easton 1922.
September 1922.
September 1929.
February 1931.
October 1932.
December 1932.
March 1939.
January 1943.

of 21 Beaufort Street and 1-3 Hulbert Street, Easton, Bristol

Self-raising flour makers.

1890 Company founded by Edwin Buller Mitchell (1849-1925).[1]

1901 Business incorporated as 'Mitchell Diadem Flour Co Ltd', 1 January.[2][3]

1925 Death of Managing Director; succeeded by his son Sidney A. Mitchell (1881-1939).[4]

1939 Death of Managing Director;[5][6] succeeded by his brother, Herbert A. Mitchell (1884-1960). Herbert's son, Pilot Officer Geoffrey B. Mitchell, was killed in action in Holland on the 9th of November[7]

c. 1970 The factory, along with all of the surrounding streets, was demolished to clear the site for use as a playing field for Easton Primary School.[8]

1973 Company dissolved.[9]

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Sources of Information

  1. Western Daily Press, 2 September 1922.
  2. London Gazette, 19 January 1973
  3. Mason, C., 2012, Archaeological Desk-Based Assessment of Easton Primary School, Beaufort Road, Easton, Bristol and Region Archaeological Services, report no. 2718/2012, Bristol, 4
  4. Western Daily Press, 29 May 1939
  5. Western Daily Press, 29 May 1939
  6. Bristol Evening Post, 29 May 1939
  7. Western Daily Press, 7 December 1939
  8. Mason, C., 2012, Archaeological Desk-Based Assessment of Easton Primary School, Beaufort Road, Easton, Bristol and Region Archaeological Services, report no. 2718/2012, Bristol, 5
  9. London Gazette, 19 January 1973