cookies & browser settings

 ©2016 Deborah Richardson

The Turvey Website The history and families of Turvey in Bedfordshire, England

Privacy Policy

Terms & Conditions


Home Mail:

Cristo Crisps at Turvey

From 1953 to 1965 the Mill was managed by Mr Dashwood and manufactured Cristo Crisps.

Here is an aerial photo of the mill taken at this time.

There are more pictures on the page about Turvey Mill.

Cristo Crisp workers at Turvey pose for a picture about 1955.

My grandfather, Albert Richardson is on the far left.  Does anyone know who the other men are?

Click the image to enlarge.

Cristo Crisps were made by Melhuish Limited which were based in Camberwell Green, London as well as Turvey.  Melhuish Ltd had been making food since the 1880s.

At some point Cristo Crisps were taken over by Ranks-Hovis-McDougall.

In 1963 manufacture was managed by a company called Chipmunk, which was a joint venture between Ranks and Leibigs.

Cristo Crisps was wound up and ceased production on 11 April 1972.

Advert for Cristo Crisps from the Daily Mirror newspaper, Monday 1 June 1953

Beermat from the “Eagle Hotel”, Wrentham in Suffolk, August 1960. Featuring Oxo Cristo Crisps.