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Flinders Island Butter Factory

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      Date: 1915 -

Description: An archival album, A4 size, containing 19 black and white photos and nine colour photos, six annual reports, two advertising brochures, a brief history of the Flinders Island Dairy Company by Fred Trueman (done in 1981) and other notes. Information also supplied by Joe Ellwood. The Flinders Island Co-Operative Cheese, Butter and Bacon Factory Co Ltd was formed in 1921 and closed in 1974. A change of name to Flinders Island Dairy Co Ltd occurred in 1949. Always known as the Flinders Island Butter Factory . It was situated in Butter Factory Road and the main building is still in existence in 2003 and contains the original engine and butter churn.

Format: pictorial and artistic works
Object: photo albums

Flinders Island Butter Factory

Subjects: dairy industry

People/Orgs: Flinders Island Cheese, Butter & Bacon Factory LimitedFlinders Island Dairy Co LtdEllwood, JoeTrueman, AlfredMcNab Harry (Sandy)Trueman, John

Institution: Furneaux Historical Research Association Inc.

Object number: FHR_00315

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