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First cottages on Bournville lane in Bournville built for key workers from the Cadbury factory. 1879 Birmingham Post picture.

Bournville was built in the 1890s by the Cadbury family to create homes, schools and shops for its chocolate factory workers. Pictured: The chocolate factory pictured in 1932

Mr Cadbury did not want Bournville to have any off-licences or pubs. He famously said: 'We wish to preserve that unique cultural identity for the area.' Pictured: Mr Barrow Cadbury addressing 9,000 workers in 1931

Cadbury was a major employer of women. When they left to get married, the company gave them each a bible and a carnation as a gift.

Cadbury was sold to U.S giant Kraft Foods for a reported £11.5bn in 2010. It is now part of global snacks business Mondelez. Pictured: Workers packing the chocolate into boxes at the factory in 1932

Wychall Lane Kings Norton 1956 a Birmingham Mail picture.

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