Huntley and Palmers were not only one of Reading’s major employers but an institution within the town and a global brand familiar to many tables across the world. In this talk, find out how the company began, and why it grew to the huge corporation it became. Huntley and Palmer were a prime user of railways and used the great Reading’s position as a transport hub to export its products across the globe, find out how in this talk. Our speaker, Richard Marks, will also explore what it was like to work for the company across the decades.
A must for anyone whose ancestors worked in this iconic institution.
Image: Bill Nicholls The last bit CC BYSA 2.0
About Berkshire Family History Society
This talk is organised by Berkshire Family History Society, a registered charity number 283010.