Orwell Dairying Company

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Orwell Dairying Company

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1921-[ca. 1936]


The Orwell Dairying Company flourished for the first three decades of the 20th century. It built and operated a cheese and butter factory at Orwell Cove, Prince Edward Island. The cheese-maker in 1921 was John Murchison. By 1932 the production of cheese had ceased and the factory closed ca. 1936.


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6 April 1995. Entered into AtoM 29 April 2016.




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