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of Victoria Biscuit Works, Wesleyan Street, Glasgow, and Imperial Biscuit Works, Fulham, London.
of Victoria Biscuit Works, Wesleyan Street, Glasgow, and Imperial Biscuit Works, Fulham, London.


1817 The business began as Langs bakery.
1817 The business began by James Lang as Langs bakery.
 
Developed by Lang's nephew, John Macfarlane


1841 Became '''Macfarlane Lang'''.  
1841 Became '''Macfarlane Lang'''.  


1886 The first biscuit factory opened and the firm changed its name to '''Macfarlane, Lang and Co''' in the same year.  
1886 The first biscuit factory was opened and the firm changed its name to '''Macfarlane, Lang and Co''' in the same year.  


1903 The business then opened a factory in Fulham, London.
1903 The business then opened a factory in Fulham, London.
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1904 Incorporated as a Limited Company.  
1904 Incorporated as a Limited Company.  


1948 It formed [[United Biscuits]] with [[McVitie and Price]].
The Macfarlane family continued to develop the business
 
1948 Formed [[United Biscuits]] with [[McVitie and Price]].




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* [http://www.archiveshub.ac.uk/news/0701macfarlane.html] Archives Hub
* [http://www.archiveshub.ac.uk/news/0701macfarlane.html] Archives Hub
* The Times, July 19, 1948


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Latest revision as of 11:08, 27 September 2019

October 1903.
June 1911.
November 1930.
September 1950.

of Victoria Biscuit Works, Wesleyan Street, Glasgow, and Imperial Biscuit Works, Fulham, London.

1817 The business began by James Lang as Langs bakery.

Developed by Lang's nephew, John Macfarlane

1841 Became Macfarlane Lang.

1886 The first biscuit factory was opened and the firm changed its name to Macfarlane, Lang and Co in the same year.

1903 The business then opened a factory in Fulham, London.

1904 Incorporated as a Limited Company.

The Macfarlane family continued to develop the business

1948 Formed United Biscuits with McVitie and Price.


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Sources of Information

  • [1] Archives Hub
  • The Times, July 19, 1948