1930, July Aerial view of Crediton showing creamery by church (Courtesy Gary Stanley)
1930, July Aerial view of Crediton showing creamery by church (Courtesy Gary Stanley)
1930, July Aerial view of Crediton showing creamery by church (Courtesy Gary Stanley)
1930, July Aerial view of Crediton showing creamery by church (Courtesy Gary Stanley)
1954 Crediton. Posted by Jacky Phillips, comment by Jimmy Wills: "I put the photo on originally, it was loaned to me by Les Rich, just guessing 1954 or sometime around that time. I came on the milk lorries 1968 and a good many were still working there."Jacky Phillips: "Lady front row right is Mrs Heal, with her son Les behind (who lived in Newcombes Lodge)", Kym Moore: "Bill Tucker back row far right", Richard Adams: "Fifth from left, back row is Jim Broom", Tracey Clarke: "I do think that's my Dad Mike Sanders, top row, third from the left", Jimmy Wills: "Second in from the left, top-Denny Dance (Tubby), Third middle from the right-Ernie Bennett (Coco), front row left, sat on a churn-Eric Eastman", Terry Phillips: "My father Fred Phillips, fourth left, middle row".
1954 Crediton. Posted by Jacky Phillips, comment by Jimmy Wills: "I put the photo on originally, it was loaned to me by Les Rich, just guessing 1954 or sometime around that time. I came on the milk lorries 1968 and a good many were still working there."Jacky Phillips: "Lady front row right is Mrs Heal, with her son Les behind (who lived in Newcombes Lodge)", Kym Moore: "Bill Tucker back row far right", Richard Adams: "Fifth from left, back row is Jim Broom", Tracey Clarke: "I do think that's my Dad Mike Sanders, top row, third from the left", Jimmy Wills: "Second in from the left, top-Denny Dance (Tubby), Third middle from the right-Ernie Bennett (Coco), front row left, sat on a churn-Eric Eastman", Terry Phillips: "My father Fred Phillips, fourth left, middle row".
1961 Annual Rent Payment demand from Crediton Church, for £10/ year from  Bladen Dairies Ltd (Courtesy Crediton Museum)
1961 Annual Rent Payment demand from Crediton Church, for £10/ year from Bladen Dairies Ltd (Courtesy Crediton Museum)
1961 Long Service Association Booklet pictures
1961 Long Service Association Booklet pictures
1961 Credition Christmas celebration, manager HW Hoxley
1961 Credition Christmas celebration, manager HW Hoxley
1962 Express Manufacturing Centres
1962 Express Manufacturing Centres
1962 Crediton Creamery, employed 65 staff.  (Express News Christmas)
1962 Crediton Creamery, employed 65 staff. (Express News Christmas)
1962 Crediton Creamery reviewed in Express News
1962 Crediton Creamery reviewed in Express News
1962 Crediton Creamery reviewed in Express News
1962 Crediton Creamery reviewed in Express News
1962 Crediton Creamery reviewed in Express News (Pauline Fry, Bernard Cahill, HW Hoxley)
1962 Crediton Creamery reviewed in Express News (Pauline Fry, Bernard Cahill, HW Hoxley)
1962 Crediton Creamery reviewed in Express News (Fred Davey, Jack Woolacott, Arthur West)
1962 Crediton Creamery reviewed in Express News (Fred Davey, Jack Woolacott, Arthur West)
1962 Crediton Creamery reviewed in Express News
1962 Crediton Creamery reviewed in Express News
1962 Crediton Creamery reviewed in Express News
1962 Crediton Creamery reviewed in Express News
1962 Crediton night-shift plant operator Roy Courtenay is a cartoonist in his spare time.  (Express News Spring)
1962 Crediton night-shift plant operator Roy Courtenay is a cartoonist in his spare time. (Express News Spring)
1963 Annual Rent Payment £1/ 2 years (Courtesy Crediton Museum)
1963 Annual Rent Payment £1/ 2 years (Courtesy Crediton Museum)
1964 Crediton and Staplemead pictured in Express Story 1864 - 1964
1964 Crediton and Staplemead pictured in Express Story 1864 - 1964
1964 Staplemead and Crediton pictured in Express Story 1864 - 1964
1964 Staplemead and Crediton pictured in Express Story 1864 - 1964
1964 Annual Rent Payment 10 shillings (50 pence) / year (Courtesy Crediton Museum)
1964 Annual Rent Payment 10 shillings (50 pence) / year (Courtesy Crediton Museum)
1965 Annual Rent Payment 10 shillings (50 pence) / year (Courtesy Crediton Museum)
1965 Annual Rent Payment 10 shillings (50 pence) / year (Courtesy Crediton Museum)
1966 W.E.D. Bell announces the formation of the Creameries Division, and congratulates Crediton for its butter award at the Dairy Show. (Express News Autumn & Christmas)
1966 W.E.D. Bell announces the formation of the Creameries Division, and congratulates Crediton for its butter award at the Dairy Show. (Express News Autumn & Christmas)
1966 LongLife milk advert. Mike Overfield-Collins comments "These were the original Tetrahedron packs, and were made in Crediton, Devon." (Express News Summer 1966)
1966 LongLife milk advert. Mike Overfield-Collins comments "These were the original Tetrahedron packs, and were made in Crediton, Devon." (Express News Summer 1966)
1967 Crediton buttermaker
1967 Crediton buttermaker
1967 Crediton buttermaker Maurice
1967 Crediton buttermaker Maurice
1967 Credition fitter Dave Dicker shows off his traction engine. (Express News Christmas)
1967 Credition fitter Dave Dicker shows off his traction engine. (Express News Christmas)
1967 Credition fitter Dave Dicker shows off his traction engine. (Express News Christmas)
1967 Credition fitter Dave Dicker shows off his traction engine. (Express News Christmas)
1970's Crediton - the end of churn collection. Kym Moore commented "Flag at half mast, the last churn delivery was the end of an era." Linda Hallett commented "My first proper job 1972-73 working in the lab - would have to go out when the lorries came in to sample the milk. Gillian Williams commented "I worked at the lab during the summer of 1970. Like you - testing the milk that came in in the churns - donning the big boots and ladle - down to the hopper where you had a grab the sample of milk before the gates opened and the milk disappeared. Great job - paid well too - £10 a week which was good money...." (Courtesy Kym Moore)
1970's Crediton - the end of churn collection. Kym Moore commented "Flag at half mast, the last churn delivery was the end of an era." Linda Hallett commented "My first proper job 1972-73 working in the lab - would have to go out when the lorries came in to sample the milk. Gillian Williams commented "I worked at the lab during the summer of 1970. Like you - testing the milk that came in in the churns - donning the big boots and ladle - down to the hopper where you had a grab the sample of milk before the gates opened and the milk disappeared. Great job - paid well too - £10 a week which was good money...." (Courtesy Kym Moore)
1970's Crediton - the end of churn collection. (Courtesy Kym Moore)
1970's Crediton - the end of churn collection. (Courtesy Kym Moore)
1970's Crediton - the end of churn collection. (Courtesy Kym Moore)
1970's Crediton - the end of churn collection. (Courtesy Kym Moore)
1970's Crediton - the end of churn collection. (Courtesy Kym Moore)
1970's Crediton - the end of churn collection. (Courtesy Kym Moore)
1970's Crediton - the end of churn collection. Leslie Cheriton commented "Started my time on milk collection for the MMB based in Crediton. First on churns with a Ford D Series, then on bulk with an Albion Clydesdale. Some routes would have 22/23 farms for a total of 8500 ltrs. Good days." (Courtesy Kym Moore)
1970's Crediton - the end of churn collection. Leslie Cheriton commented "Started my time on milk collection for the MMB based in Crediton. First on churns with a Ford D Series, then on bulk with an Albion Clydesdale. Some routes would have 22/23 farms for a total of 8500 ltrs. Good days." (Courtesy Kym Moore)
1970's Crediton - the end of churn collection. Kym Moore comments "Me (Kym Moore) and Heather Noble (nee Parker) who was Milk reception lab supervisor". Phillip Budd comments "Heather Noble were you there when I was there, as I knew Carol Preston, Eric Halsey and a Maureen Butt back in the day." (Courtesy Kym Moore)
1970's Crediton - the end of churn collection. Kym Moore comments "Me (Kym Moore) and Heather Noble (nee Parker) who was Milk reception lab supervisor". Phillip Budd comments "Heather Noble were you there when I was there, as I knew Carol Preston, Eric Halsey and a Maureen Butt back in the day." (Courtesy Kym Moore)
1970's Crediton - the end of churn collection. Kym Moore comments "Back row from left: Dougie Green, Les Heale, Trevor Woodgates. Dougie was responsible for the tipping of all the churns, Les and Trevor were 'sniffers' they literally sniffed and visually inspected every churn before it was accepted and tipped. I left in 1981 to have my first baby, I met my husband there (now ex husband) John Tucker, he worked in the butter room, they were making Country Life butter back then." Phillip Budd comments "I worked in many of the departments while at Express, I took over from my brother in the butter room and his name was Maurice also there was a Henry Roberts who was also a butter maker." (Courtesy Kym Moore)
1970's Crediton - the end of churn collection. Kym Moore comments "Back row from left: Dougie Green, Les Heale, Trevor Woodgates. Dougie was responsible for the tipping of all the churns, Les and Trevor were 'sniffers' they literally sniffed and visually inspected every churn before it was accepted and tipped. I left in 1981 to have my first baby, I met my husband there (now ex husband) John Tucker, he worked in the butter room, they were making Country Life butter back then." Phillip Budd comments "I worked in many of the departments while at Express, I took over from my brother in the butter room and his name was Maurice also there was a Henry Roberts who was also a butter maker." (Courtesy Kym Moore)
1971 Correspondence with Crediton Council regarding access to creamery site(Courtesy Crediton Museum)
1971 Correspondence with Crediton Council regarding access to creamery site(Courtesy Crediton Museum)
1971 Correspondence with Crediton Council regarding access to creamery site(Courtesy Crediton Museum)
1971 Correspondence with Crediton Council regarding access to creamery site(Courtesy Crediton Museum)
1973 Long Service Presentations at Exeter, with staff from Axminster, Budleigh Salterton, Crediton, Honiton and Hammett's
1973 Long Service Presentations at Exeter, with staff from Axminster, Budleigh Salterton, Crediton, Honiton and Hammett's
1973 Long Service Presentations at Exeter
1973 Long Service Presentations at Exeter
1973 Crediton install Conex machine for UHT filling of portion pots. (Express News Christmas)
1973 Crediton install Conex machine for UHT filling of portion pots. (Express News Christmas)
1980's Express Dairy, Crediton in the mid 80’s (Courtesy Leslie Cheriton) Tony Hearn comments "That lorry is still there waiting for sample to pass before tipping!"
1980's Express Dairy, Crediton in the mid 80’s (Courtesy Leslie Cheriton) Tony Hearn comments "That lorry is still there waiting for sample to pass before tipping!"
1975 Crediton Lab Assistant Martin Jarvis gains first prize at Somerset Farm Institute, reports Dairy Manager Harry Hoxley. (Express News Autumn)
1975 Crediton Lab Assistant Martin Jarvis gains first prize at Somerset Farm Institute, reports Dairy Manager Harry Hoxley. (Express News Autumn)
1973 Day in the Life of Wyn Roberts - Creamery Regional Production Manager
1973 Day in the Life of Wyn Roberts - Creamery Regional Production Manager
1978 Harry Hoxley, former manager at Crediton, promotes the site! (Express News Spring)
1978 Harry Hoxley, former manager at Crediton, promotes the site! (Express News Spring)
1980 Cream Packing at Crediton from Express News
1980 Cream Packing at Crediton from Express News
1980 Express Creameries sponsoring concerts at Credition Parish Church, including Julian Lloyd Webber on cello
1980 Express Creameries sponsoring concerts at Credition Parish Church, including Julian Lloyd Webber on cello
1980 Management Training at the Hind Hotel, Wellingborough. Jean Milne from Crediton. (January Express News)
1980 Management Training at the Hind Hotel, Wellingborough. Jean Milne from Crediton. (January Express News)
1980 John Dowlands 'Greensleeves' liqueur being produced at Crediton
1980 John Dowlands 'Greensleeves' liqueur being produced at Crediton
1980 Chris Matthews adds the mint flavour
1980 Chris Matthews adds the mint flavour
1980 John Dowlands 'Greensleeves' liqueur being produced at Crediton
1980 John Dowlands 'Greensleeves' liqueur being produced at Crediton
1981 'A day in the life of Devon' article in Express News
1981 'A day in the life of Devon' article in Express News
1982 Press Visits to Honiton, Crediton & North Tawton p30
1982 Press Visits to Honiton, Crediton & North Tawton p30
1982 Winter snow all around the UK
1982 Winter snow all around the UK
1982 Dave Blanchford going above and beyond duty to deliver milk to his customers
1982 Dave Blanchford going above and beyond duty to deliver milk to his customers
1982 Winter snow all around the UK
1982 Winter snow all around the UK
1982 Winter snow all around the UK
1982 Winter snow all around the UK
1982 'Remember That Weather in winter 1981/2. Features Crediton, Honiton and Ruyton. (Express News April)
1982 'Remember That Weather in winter 1981/2. Features Crediton, Honiton and Ruyton. (Express News April)
1984 Drought and how it affected Crediton, Honiton and North Tawton
1984 Drought and how it affected Crediton, Honiton and North Tawton
1984 Drought and how it affected Crediton, Honiton and North Tawton
1984 Drought and how it affected Crediton, Honiton and North Tawton
1985 Harry Stocker, Chief Engineer at Crediton
1985 Harry Stocker, Chief Engineer at Crediton
1985 Crediton Chief Engineer Harry Stocker - Sealed Knot activities
1985 Crediton Chief Engineer Harry Stocker - Sealed Knot activities
1985 Crediton Chief Engineer Harry Stocker - Sealed Knot activities
1985 Crediton Chief Engineer Harry Stocker - Sealed Knot activities
1989 Crediton Dairy awarded BS 5750 accreditation, featuring Ian Turner and Mike Overfield-Collins
1989 Crediton Dairy awarded BS 5750 accreditation, featuring Ian Turner and Mike Overfield-Collins
1989 Crediton Dairy awarded BS 5750 accreditation, featuring Ian Turner and Mike Overfield-Collins
1989 Crediton Dairy awarded BS 5750 accreditation, featuring Ian Turner and Mike Overfield-Collins
1989 Express staff win awards at Grand Met's 'Driver of the Year award', featuring Gerry Flint (forklift, South Morden), Terry Duffy (South Morden HGV) and Jeremy Whittaker and Simon Eaton from Crediton.
1989 Express staff win awards at Grand Met's 'Driver of the Year award', featuring Gerry Flint (forklift, South Morden), Terry Duffy (South Morden HGV) and Jeremy Whittaker and Simon Eaton from Crediton.
1989 Extra Long Life UHT Cream!!
1989 Extra Long Life UHT Cream!!
1990 Crediton UHT flavoured milk production . (Mike Overfield-Collins comments “Tetra TB9 filling machine. We're now mixing dozens of tanks every week and using state of the art, faster filling machines.” 1990 Winter Tops Magazine, Courtesy Beryl Purslove)
1990 Crediton UHT flavoured milk production . (Mike Overfield-Collins comments “Tetra TB9 filling machine. We're now mixing dozens of tanks every week and using state of the art, faster filling machines.” 1990 Winter Tops Magazine, Courtesy Beryl Purslove)
1990  (1990 April Tops Magazine)
1990 (1990 April Tops Magazine)
1991 Presentation to local milk producers during factory visit in July 1991. (Courtesy Crediton Museum)
1991 Presentation to local milk producers during factory visit in July 1991. (Courtesy Crediton Museum)
1991 Presentation to local milk producers during factory visit in July 1991. (Courtesy Crediton Museum)
1991 Presentation to local milk producers during factory visit in July 1991. (Courtesy Crediton Museum)
1991 Presentation to local milk producers during factory visit in July 1991. (Courtesy Crediton Museum)
1991 Presentation to local milk producers during factory visit in July 1991. (Courtesy Crediton Museum)
1991 Presentation to local milk producers during factory visit in July 1991. (Courtesy Crediton Museum)
1991 Presentation to local milk producers during factory visit in July 1991. (Courtesy Crediton Museum)
1991 Presentation to local milk producers during factory visit in July 1991. (Courtesy Crediton Museum)
1991 Presentation to local milk producers during factory visit in July 1991. (Courtesy Crediton Museum)
1991 Presentation to local milk producers during factory visit in July 1991. (Courtesy Crediton Museum)
1991 Presentation to local milk producers during factory visit in July 1991. (Courtesy Crediton Museum)
1991 Presentation to local milk producers during factory visit in July 1991. (Courtesy Crediton Museum)
1991 Presentation to local milk producers during factory visit in July 1991. (Courtesy Crediton Museum)
1991 Presentation to local milk producers during factory visit in July 1991. (Courtesy Crediton Museum)
1991 Presentation to local milk producers during factory visit in July 1991. (Courtesy Crediton Museum)
1991 Presentation to local milk producers during factory visit in July 1991. (Courtesy Crediton Museum)
1991 Presentation to local milk producers during factory visit in July 1991. (Courtesy Crediton Museum)
1991 Presentation to local milk producers during factory visit in July 1991. (Courtesy Crediton Museum)
1991 Presentation to local milk producers during factory visit in July 1991. (Courtesy Crediton Museum)
1991 Presentation to local milk producers during factory visit in July 1991. (Courtesy Crediton Museum)
1991 Presentation to local milk producers during factory visit in July 1991. (Courtesy Crediton Museum)
1991 Presentation to local milk producers during factory visit in July 1991. (Courtesy Crediton Museum)
1991 Presentation to local milk producers during factory visit in July 1991. (Courtesy Crediton Museum)
1991 Dave Bullingham is responsible for UHT sales, Steve Hedge is appointed Factory Manager at Crediton and Ian Turner becomes factory manager at Thornbury (1991 Summer Tops Magazine)
1991 Dave Bullingham is responsible for UHT sales, Steve Hedge is appointed Factory Manager at Crediton and Ian Turner becomes factory manager at Thornbury (1991 Summer Tops Magazine)
1992 Northern Foods takeover of Express liquid milk and Crediton dairies (Courtesy Paul Luke)
1992 Northern Foods takeover of Express liquid milk and Crediton dairies (Courtesy Paul Luke)
1992 Northern Foods takeover of Express liquid milk and Crediton dairies (Courtesy Paul Luke)
1992 Northern Foods takeover of Express liquid milk and Crediton dairies (Courtesy Paul Luke)
1999 Suppliers to Crediton Major Retail donate to Devon students. Mike Overfield-Collins comments "Great to see a photo of Bill Bols and Bob Wright, I worked with both of them !!!" (Courtesy Michael Aldread)
1999 Suppliers to Crediton Major Retail donate to Devon students. Mike Overfield-Collins comments "Great to see a photo of Bill Bols and Bob Wright, I worked with both of them !!!" (Courtesy Michael Aldread)
1999 History of Credton Dairy site, from Express News. (Courtesy Michael Aldread)
1999 History of Credton Dairy site, from Express News. (Courtesy Michael Aldread)
2001 New packaaging and handling system for long life milk at Credition. (Courtesy Michael Aldread)
2001 New packaaging and handling system for long life milk at Credition. (Courtesy Michael Aldread)
2001 Ten Crediton staff study for Diploma in Management. (Courtesy Michael Aldread)
2001 Ten Crediton staff study for Diploma in Management. (Courtesy Michael Aldread)
2001 Staff news, featuring Sheffield Park, Staplemead, Crediton and Manchester. (Courtesy Michael Aldread)
2001 Staff news, featuring Sheffield Park, Staplemead, Crediton and Manchester. (Courtesy Michael Aldread)
2014 Crediton Dairy Signs and Entrance (Courtesy Paul Smith)
2014 Crediton Dairy Signs and Entrance (Courtesy Paul Smith)
2014 Crediton Dairy Signs and Entrance (Courtesy Paul Smith)
2014 Crediton Dairy Signs and Entrance (Courtesy Paul Smith)
2014 Crediton Dairy Signs and Entrance (Courtesy Paul Smith)
2014 Crediton Dairy Signs and Entrance (Courtesy Paul Smith)
2014 Crediton Dairy Signs and Entrance (Courtesy Paul Smith)
2014 Crediton Dairy Signs and Entrance (Courtesy Paul Smith)
2023 Crediton Dairy History - from their current website www.creditondairy.uk
2023 Crediton Dairy History - from their current website www.creditondairy.uk
2023 Wikipedia Entry for Crediton Creamery
2023 Wikipedia Entry for Crediton Creamery
2023 (August) Crediton (Courtesy James Morrison)
2023 (August) Crediton (Courtesy James Morrison)
2023 (August) Crediton (Courtesy James Morrison)
2023 (August) Crediton (Courtesy James Morrison)
2023 (August) Crediton (Courtesy James Morrison)
2023 (August) Crediton (Courtesy James Morrison)
2023 (August) Crediton (Courtesy James Morrison)
2023 (August) Crediton (Courtesy James Morrison)
2023 (August) Crediton (Courtesy James Morrison)
2023 (August) Crediton (Courtesy James Morrison)
2023 (August) Crediton-Church Lane (Courtesy James Morrison)
2023 (August) Crediton-Church Lane (Courtesy James Morrison)
2023 Crediton Tanker loading (Courtesy James Morrison)
2023 Crediton Tanker loading (Courtesy James Morrison)
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