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Carrs of Carlisle, Cumberland. Telephone: Carlisle 608. Cables: "Carr, Carlisle"
1776 Jonathan Dodgson Carr born in Kendall, Westmoreland.
1831 The company was founded by J. D. Carr.
1837 J. D. Carr finished the building of the factory he started in 1831 to produce bread. His business of baking bread and biscuits was successful.
1842 Royal Appointment from Queen Victoria.
1884 Jonathan Carr died of a stroke, the company was run by different branches of the Carr family.
1885 The company was making 128 varieties of biscuits and employed a thousand workers.
1894 Carr and Co Ltd was registered on 27 February, to acquire the business of millers, corn merchants, and bread and biscuit manufacturers of the firm of the same name. 
1908 Reverted to a private company.
1929 Listed Exhibitor. Manufacturers of Chocolate and Confectionery. Royal Appointment granted in 1841. Makers of the celebrated Table Water and Club Cheese Luncheon Biscuits; also Fancy and Chocolate covered Biscuits in great variety for afternoon tea. (Stand No. K.2) 
1964 The business was bought by Cavenham Foods.
1972 Joined United Biscuits.