Hoadley, Abel (1844-1918)

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Abel Hoadley (1844-1918), manufacturer, was born on 10 September 1844 at Willingdon, Sussex, England, only son of Peter Hoadley, blacksmith, and his second wife Elizabeth Ann, née Wheeler. Abel was apprenticed...

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Abel Hoadley was a successful jam and confectionery manufacturer in Melbourne from about 1889 until his retirement in 1913, when the business was continued by his four sons. He is possibly best known for his Violet Crumble bar, named by his wife after her favourite flower.

Born Willingdon, Sussex, England, 10 September 1844. Died Melbourne, 12 May 1918. Arrived Melbourne 1865. Possibly employed by George Brunning, the nurseryman (q.v.); orchardist, Burwood from the early 1880s; opened jam factory, South Melbourne 1889, trading as A. Hoadley & Company; five-story premises, the Rising Sun Preserving Works, built 1895, making jams, jellies, preserved fruits, candied peels, sauces and confectionery; four preserving factories and a large confectionery works by 1901; sold jam business to Henry Jones Co-operative Ltd 1910; retired 1913.

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  1. Hoadley, Abel
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Hoadley, Abel (1844-1918), manufacturer
    Lack, John
    Published: Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1983
    Series: Australian Dictionary of Biography, 9, 312-313
  3. Technology in Australia 1788-1988
    Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering
    Published: Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre, Melbourne, 2000

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  1. The confectionery kings : Robertson, Allen and Hoadley, 1875-1945 / Jacqui Donegan
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