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Cadbury, William Adlington

Cadbury, William Adlington

Male 1867 - 1957  (89 years)

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  • Name Cadbury, William Adlington 
    Born 20 Feb 1867  Edgbaston Warwick Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1957 
    Person ID I5792  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 19 Dec 2006 

    Father Cadbury, Richard,   b. 29 Aug 1835, Birmingham Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Mar 1897  (Age 61 years) 
    Mother Adlington, Elizabeth,   b. 13 Jan 1838,   d. 31 Dec 1868, Edgbaston Birmingham Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 30 years) 
    Married 24 Jul 1861 
    Family ID F1865  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • William was the second son of Richard Cadbury his mother being Elizabeth Adlington from the flour milling family His birth was recorded on the 21st of March1867 by registrar Edward Baker
      Richard with his younger brother George started the manufacture of chocolate under the Cadbury name according to the Cadbury history website
      William established the William Adlington Cadbury Foundation in 1923 after his two years as Lord Mayor of Birmingham 1919 to 1921 One of his interests was the building of the Queen Elizabeth Hospital (Our daughter Helen trained there)
      He did much to encourage the City library and Art gallery and through his Charity secured several properties for the National Trust
      Members of his family wre brought in as trustees and this practice has continued with representatives of the next two generations becoming trustees and they are his direct descendants

      Reported that there is a correspondence between the above and William Sampson Adlington (1923+)
      concerning family history