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Frears and Blacks

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of Abbey Bakeries, Leicester

see John Russell Frears, Senior and his son John Russell Frears, Junior and his son John Newton Frears

1928 Created by the merger of the bread trade of Frears with Blacks Bread Co

By 1937 using electric vehicles for local deliveries

1965 Acquired by United Bakeries

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