Edward Cadbury
(1873-1948)

Died aged c. 75

Edward Cadbury (1873 – 21 November 1948) was a British chairman of Cadbury Brothers, business theorist, and philanthropist, known for his pioneering works on management and organisations.

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Commemorated on 2 plaques

Elliott Brown on Flickr
Elliott Brown on Flickr

In 1907 three brothers Edward, George Jnr. and Henry Cadbury gave Beacon Hill to The City of Birmingham to protect the countryside and for people's enjoyment

Toposcope, Beacon Hill, Lickey Hills Country Park, Birmingham, United Kingdom where they gave Beacon Hill to The City of Birmingham (1907)

Originally erected to commemorate the gift of the hill to the City of Birmingham in 1907 by Edward, George Jnr. & Henry Cadbury for use by the people of the City for leisure health and recreation. Restored and refurbished 1987-1988 by the Manpower Services Commission and Birmingham City Council Department of Recreation and Community Services as an M.S.C. Community Project with support from the families of Edward Cadbury & George Cadbury Jnr.

Toposcope, Beacon Hill, Lickey Hills Country Park, Birmingham, United Kingdom where they gave Beacon Hill to The City of Birmingham (1907)