Snapshot of the past
A photograph of F. Daniels and Sons cordial factory in Palmerston Street, Warragul prior to its demolition in 1965.
The photograph also shows the RSL Hall on the left.
This site is today home to the Link Arcade and surrounding stores.
The cordial factory was originally established by the Robinson family in 1886. Shortly after Mr Robinson died and the business was carried on by his widow Margaret.
It was sold to Mrs M. Thorley in 1911 and Frederick Daniels and Sons in 1914. Mr Daniels carried on the business with his sons William and Clem.
The business was later sold to Palex in the late 1940s.
In 1952, William started a new factory under the name Xtra in Gladstone Street which was subsequently run by his sons John and Michael Daniels.
Photograph and information courtesy of the Warragul and District Historical Society.
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