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of 8 High Street, Southampton
1840s: Edward Dixon (1809-1877) became a partner of Messrs. Twynam, seed crushers at Northam, Southampton.
Later, in conjunction with Thomas Cardus, Dixon acquired the remaining interests of Messrs. Twynam’s business, and, as head of the firm of Dixon and Cardus, he was for many years employed in business pursuits.
1899 The company was registered on 27 February, to take over the business, carried on under the present title, of oil-cake and artificial manure manufacturers.