Changes (most recent at the top)
05-03-2024  New images and stories from April 1982 added to Parades, Depots A-B, H-L, M-P, T-Z, Crediton, Honiton, Ruyton, Petersham Farm, Ski, Scotland, Transport-General, Transport-Rail, North-Cheshire, Catering, Retail SW, Exeter, Didcot, South Ruislip Processing, Over the Years and Directors > 75.
03-03-2024  New images and stories from July 1981 added to North-Manchester, North-Cheshire, Tarvin, Parades, Transport-Horsedrawn, Horticulture, Posters, Product Pictures and Depots C-G, H-L, Q-S.
02-03-2024  Comments updated on Staplemead, Exeter and Depots C-G. New 1968 images and stories added to Shops, Posters, Restaurants, Depots Q-S, M-P, T-Z, Hotels, Bits and Pieces, Awards, Overseas, Directors <74, Tavistock Place, Retail-London <74, Transport-Churns and Over the Years.
FEBRUARY 2024
29-02-2024  Video sections now reorganised-videos featuring Express Dairy are in one section, General Interest Videos in another. New images added to Shops, Rowsley. Comments from FB added to Appleby and South Morden <79.
28-02-2024  New 1981 images and stories added to A1 Dairies, Overseas, Over the Years, Cuddington, Staplemead, Parades and Charity, All Depot sections except A-B, Shops, Retail-London >75, Appleby, Appleby Early Times, South Morden >80.
27-02-2024  New 1982 images and stories added to Appleby (all sections), Parades, Depots A-B, C-G, H-L, Q-S, Hunt's Dairies Sherborne, South Ruislip Ops, Awards, Maidstone, Tuxford and Tebbutt, Over the Years, Directors >75, Ski, Retail SW and Overseas. Video section reorganised and new link added to Express Cookery Demonstration. New images also added to Sudbury Park Farm, Farms and Dairying, Directors <74, Transport-Retail and Transport-Rail.
26-02-2024  Section heading mistake corrected, now just Didcot (Faringdon was moved to Creameries-Other previously). Wirral content moved to North-Manchester and section heading amended to include. New 1969 images added to Frith Manor Farm, Transport-Tankers, Over the Years, Directors <74, South Morden <79, Parades, Awards, North-Manchester, North-Yorkshire, Ski, Depots Q-S, H-L, Creameries-Other and Depot Lists. Comments added to Depots Q-S and Shops.
24-02-2024  New Summer 1968 images and stories added to Rowsley, Appleby Early Days, Maidstone, Cuddington, Overseas, Hotels, Depots C-G, M-P, T-Z, Posters, Ski, Product Pictures, Long Life/UHT, Parades and Publicity, College Farm, North-Manchester, Directors <74, Exeter, Awards and Catering.
23-02-2024  Ruyton leaflets moved to new category. New 1968 images and stories added to South Ruislip Head Office <84, South Ruislip Operations, Horticulture, Parades and Publicity, Maidstone, Petersham Farm, London Retail <74, Shops, Directors <74, Depots A-B, C-G, H-L, Q-S, Hotels, Ski, Catering, Staplemead and Express Over the Years.
20-02-2024  New images added to Frith Manor Farm and North-Yorkshire.
19-02-2024  South London article from 1981 added to Retail-London >85.
17-02-2024  New images added to Shops, Minsterley, A1 Dairies, Cricklewood, Depots H-L, Q-S, South Morden Processing, which has now been split into two sections - up to 1979, and 1980 onwards.
11-02-2024  New images from Adam Faiers about his grandfather added to new Stoke Newington section of Depots Q-S.
09-02-2024  Over 50 new images and stories added to Ruyton, and a second Ruyton section added containing the factory visitors brochure, description of the dairy by Yoland Brown, and the latest, second edition of 'The Story of Ruyton Creamery' by Express Dairy Tales.
07-02-2024  Christmas 1969 images added to Parades, Directors <74, Over the Years, Glasgow, South Ruislip HO <84, Honiton, Retail-London <74, Petersham Farm, Driver of the Year, Bromley Processing, Appleby Early Days, North-Manchester, North-Yorkshire, Hotels, Maidstone, Depots A-B, H-L, M-P, T-Z.
06-02-2024  October 1959 images added to Transport-Horsedrawn, Driver of the Year, Frith Manor Farm, College Farm, Parades, Whittington, Ruyton, Retail-London <74, North-Yorks, Over the Years, Depots A-B, H-L, Shops, Other Ops, South Morden, Cricklewood and Wesley & Gatcombe.
05-02-2024  December 1959 images added to Over the Years, Appleby Early Days, North-Yorkshire, Product Pictures, Parades and Tavistock Place. Retail-London and South now split into two sections -1974 and before, and 1975 onwards. South Ruislip Head Office also split into two sections - 1984 and before, 1985 onwards.
04-02-2024  1958 images and material added to Ski, Yogurts & Eden Vale [new title], North-Manchester, North-Yorkshire, Seaton Junction, Parades, Tithe Farm, College Farm, Depots C-G, H-L, M-P, Retail-London, Awards, Shops, South Morden, Driver of the Year, Tavistock Place, Leyburn and Bollo Lane.
03-02-2024  New December 1957 images added to North-Yorkshire, Shops, Parades, Images, Depots A-B, H-L, Q-S, Creameries-Other, Awards, Leyburn and Seaton Junction.
02-02-2024  New 1956 and 1957 images and stories added to Depots A-B, C-G, H-L, Q-S, Leyburn Creamery, Tavistock Place, Shops, Training Centres, Over the Years, Whittington, Parades, College Farm, Petersham Farm, Retail-London, Sudbury Park Farm, North-Cheshire, North-Yorkshire, Seaton Junction and Exeter.
JANUARY 2024
31-01-2024  New 1960's images added to South Ruislip HO, Transport-General, Transport-Maintenance, Tranport-Driver of the Year, Directors <74, Over the Years, Retail-London, Depots H-L, Q-S, T-Z, Parades and Charity, North Manchester, Computing, Long Life/ UHT/ Tetrapak (now renamed to include Tetrapak), Posters and Adverts, Appleby-Early Times, South Ruislip Ops, Training Centre, Crediton, Farms-Petersham, Milborne.
29-01-2024  New 1975 images and stories added to Transport-Artics, Directors <74, Product Pictures, Parades, Depots A-B, C-G, T-Z, Staplemead, Farms-Petersham, Over The Years and Appleby. New images added from other FB Groups to Bollo Lane, Transport-Tankers, Rail, Horsedrawn and Churns.
27-01-2024  New images and comments added to Didcot, South Morden Processing, Long life, Appleby Early Days, Other ops, Parades, Depots C-G, H-L, Leyburn, Over the Years, North-Manchester, Seaton Junction, Artwork and Images, Tavistock Place, Transport-Driver of the Year, Eggs and Retail SW. 1984 images added to Shops, Transport-Hand, Transport-Horsedrawn, Transport-Churns, Transport-Retail, College Farm, T.H. Lewis and Tavistock Place. 1960 images added to all Depots, Directors > 75, Retail South West, Over the Years, Retail-London and Catering.
New Express Dairy Tales document added - 1960 illustrated fictional account ‘As we were - 1862—1934'
24-01-2024  New images added to Depots A-B, H-L, M-P, T-Z, Transport Vehicle Maintenance, Horsedrawn, Hand Carts, Tankers and Rigids, Other Operations, Exeter, Sherborne, UHT, South Morden Processing, Bits and Pieces, Staplemead, Honiton, Posters, Appleby, Eggs, Seaton Junction, Images and Artwork, Horam and Directors <74.
23-01-2024  New images and stories from Summer 1960 added to Over the Years, North-Manchester, North-Yorkshire, Training Centres (now renamed to plural), Lockerbie, Creameries-Other, Depots A-B, Appleby Early Days, Parades and Charity, Whittington, Transport-Driver of the Year and Scotland. Autumn 1960 images added to Parades, South Ruislip Processing, Shops, Appleby Early Days, Depots A-B, H-L, Transport-Vans, Transport-Horsedrawn, Driver of the Year, Frith Manor Farm, North-Yorkshire and North-Derbyshire.
22-01-2024  Captions updated from Facebook comments on Transport-Retail, Minsterley Social 2 and Maidstone. July 1958 images and stories added to Bits and Pieces, Eggs, Over the Years, Parades, South Ruisiip Ops, Shops, North-Yorks, Depots C-G, Driver of the Year, Retail-London, Dairy Supply Co, Leyburn, Cricklewood and Colindale. Safety First dinners for drivers now moved to Driver of the Year/ Safety First Events (retitled).
21-01-2024  New images added to Transport-Rail. 1969 images added to Appleby Early Days, Over the Years, Hotels, Transport-Retail, Farms-Petersham, Depots A-B, C-G, Parades, North-Yorkshire, Computing, Independent Dairies.
20-01-2024  New images and stories from 1974 added to Directors < 74, Over the Years, South Ruislip Head Office, Glasgow, Depots A-B, C-G, Posters and Adverts and North-Cheshire.
19-01-2024 New images and stories from 1959 added to Appleby Early Days, Seaton Junction, Transport Retail, Depots A-B, M-P, Q-S, South Ruislip Operations, Shops, Restaurants, Parades and Charity, Artwork and Images, Staplemead and Retail-London. 1971 images added to Over the Years, North-Yorks, Depots T-Z, South Morden Processing, Milborne, Bits and Pieces, Retail-London and Directors <74. Facebook contributions added to Awards, Exeter, Transport-Rigids, Transport-Horsedrawn, North-Cheshire, Bits and Pieces, Transport-Churns, Sherborne, Depots A-B, H-L, M-P.
18-01-2024  New images and stories from 1976 added to Appleby, Didcot, Product Pictures, Training Centre, Over the Years, Directors >75, Catering, North-Manchester, North-Yorkshire, Depots A-B, H-L, Q-S, T-Z.
16-01-2024  A1 Dairies, Minsterley Early Days and Ski updated with new comments. Aylesbury Foods and Woodhouse Hume are now separate sections.
10-01-2024  Captions updated from Facebook comments for Minsterley, Depots H-L, M-P, Tarvin and Directors Before 1974.
07-01-2024  New 1967 images added to Hotels, Over the Years, Depots H-L, Directors < 1974, T.H. Lewis, Parades, Minsterley, Ruyton, Whittington, Scotland, Cricklewood, Tavistock Place and Transport-Maintenance.
04-01-2024  New 1969 images added to Honiton, Eggs, Product Pictures, Depots A-B, C-G, H-L, T-Z, South Ruislip Operations, Directors, Exeter, Appleby Early Times, Milborne, Staplemead, Minsterley Early Times, Cricklewood, South Ruislip Processing, Hornby and Clarke, Tavistock Place and Training Centre.
03-01-2024  New 1970 images added to Hotels, Depots A-B, M-P, Q-S, Transport-Maintenance, South Morden Processing, Directors <74, Product Pictures, Appleby, Honiton, College Farm, A1 Dairies, Van Sales, Other Dairies, Transport-General and Tavistock Place. New 1956 images added to Depots A-B, C-G, T-Z, South Morden, Directors, Retail-London, Horam, Transport-General, Rigids, Vans, Retail, Tankers and Horse, Parades, Rowsley, Creameries-Other, Eltham, Tavistock Place and North-Cheshire.
02-01-2024  New 1965 images added to Express Over the Years, Other Dairies, Minsterley Staff, Mitcham Foods, Product Pictures, Transport-Horsedrawn, Depots A-B, H-L, M-P, T-Z, Hotels, Long Service and Awards, Tavistock Place, North-Yorkshire, Restaurants, Retail-London, Shops.
01-01-2024  New 1962 images added to Creameries-Other, Horticulture, Driver of the Year, Transport-Artics and General, Directors <1974, Catering, Retail-London, Shops, Express Over the Years, Crediton, Appleby-Early Days, Mitcham Foods, Parades, Hotels, Depots H-L, T-Z, M-P, Q-S, Staplemead, Whittington and Minsterley-Early Days. New images and stories added to Mitcham Foods, Cuddington and Minsterley Social 2.
2023 summary of updates archived to pdf file, you can view this in the Documents section, Website Updates.