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Radleys and the Christchurch Fruit & Vegetable Markets



1900's Fruit and Vegetable Merchants Golden Age



Robert Radley PhD

Radleys and the Christchurch Fruit & Vegetable Markets



Copyright 2012 by Robert Radley PhD (Marketing)



Smashwords Edition



All rights reserved. No part of this book may be reproduced or transmitted
in any form or by any means without written permission of the author.

Dedicated to the memory of

Herbert (Bert) Radley 1901-1975




1936 1971
And the wonderful grower, buyer, market and transport characters
who populated the fruit and vegetable industry of the 1900’s



Table of Contents
Foreword
Chapter 2 - Early history of Radley's and the Christchurch Markets
Chapter 3 - Changes in industry organisation
Chapter 4 - Organisations and operation of the markets
Chapter 5 - The business itself
Chapter 6 - Events in the history of Radley's
Chapter 7 - Other major events in the history of Radley's
Chapter 8 - Radley Bros sold - End of an era
Chapter 9 - The Turners and Growers era
Chapter 10 - The passing of Bert (Herbert) Radley- 1975
Chapter 11 - Values put into perspective
Chapter 12 - Swan song of an old institution - Demise and relocation
Chapter 13 - Management - Christchurch Markets
Chapter 14 - Appendix - Various documents
Chapter 15 - About the author - Bob Radley

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