Wright's Biscuits factory in a dozen delicious archive photos from South Shields

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    Chronicle Live, 10 March 2015. ".......Adam Bell of South Shields Museum & Art Gallery said: “The biscuits were made by Wright’s Biscuits Ltd of South Shields, a firm whose origins dated back to the 19th century when the company, then called L Wright & Son, made ships' biscuits for the busy maritime trade on the Tyne. Wright’s Biscuits Ltd came into being about 1933, when Messrs Webster and Cross took over as directors. The company had, by this time, switched from production of ships' biscuits to ‘fancy biscuits’, ie for domestic consumption......."
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    Chronicle Live
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    Link: https://www.chroniclelive.co.uk/news/history/wrights-biscuits-factory-dozen-delicious-8805378
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    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 5 years, 6 months ago
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