Alfred Bird
(1811-1878)

Died aged c. 67

Alfred Bird (1811 – 15 December 1878) was an English food manufacturer and chemist. He was born in Nympsfield, Gloucestershire, England in 1811 and was the inventor of a series of food products. His father was a lecturer in astronomy at Eton College. His son Alfred Frederick Bird continued to develop the business after his father's death.

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Alfred Bird (1811-1878) Chemist and Druggist Inventor of eggless custard powder and baking powder Made on this site until 1963

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