Hiram Codd

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Hiram Codd (10 January 1838 – 18 February 1887) was an English engineer.wikipedia
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Codd-neck bottle

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This became known as the Codd bottle.
In 1872, British soft drink maker Hiram Codd of Camberwell, London, designed and patented a bottle designed specifically for carbonated drinks.

Bury St Edmunds

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Codd was born in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, England, the son of Edwin Codd, a carpenter, who died in 1846 when Codd was 8 years old.
Notable people from Bury St Edmunds include the Bishop of Winchester and Lord High Chancellor Stephen Gardiner, the 18th-century landscape architect Humphry Repton, the hymn writer Alice Flowerdew, the micrographer and micromosaic artist Henry Dalton, the author Maria Louise Ramé (also known as Ouida), the engineer and inventor Hiram Codd, the cyclist James Moore, and the portrait painter Rose Mead.

Carbonated water

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Letters patent issued to him in November 1870 stated that he was a soda water manufacturer living at 6 Park Place, Islington.
In 1872, British soft drink maker Hiram Codd of Camberwell, London, designed and patented the Codd-neck bottle, designed specifically for carbonated drinks.

Brompton Cemetery

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He died at his family home, Suffolk Lodge, 162 Brixton Road, Brixton, London, on 18 February 1887 from "congestion of the brain and chronic disease of the liver and kidneys" and is buried in London's Brompton Cemetery.

Ramune

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Codd-neck bottles are also mass-produced for the popular Japanese soft drink, Ramune, which is produced in a wide variety of flavours by Shirakiku.
Ramune is widely known for the distinctive design of its bottle, often called Codd-neck bottles after the inventor, Hiram Codd.

Suffolk

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Codd was born in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, England, the son of Edwin Codd, a carpenter, who died in 1846 when Codd was 8 years old.

Bottling line

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In 1862 he brought out a patent for measuring the flow of liquids and in 1870 devised a patented bottling machine.

Mineral water

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To understand the mineral water trade better and to prove the worth of his invention he experimented at a small mineral water works in the Caledonian Road, Islington, in London.

Caledonian Road, London

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To understand the mineral water trade better and to prove the worth of his invention he experimented at a small mineral water works in the Caledonian Road, Islington, in London.

Islington

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To understand the mineral water trade better and to prove the worth of his invention he experimented at a small mineral water works in the Caledonian Road, Islington, in London.

Letters patent

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Letters patent issued to him in November 1870 stated that he was a soda water manufacturer living at 6 Park Place, Islington.

Trade fair

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This was boosted further by a Trade Show held in London in the same year.

Gracechurch Street

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On 6 October 1884, Codd allowed his partner to buy him out of the business and started trading at 41 Gracechurch Street, London.

Brixton Road

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He died at his family home, Suffolk Lodge, 162 Brixton Road, Brixton, London, on 18 February 1887 from "congestion of the brain and chronic disease of the liver and kidneys" and is buried in London's Brompton Cemetery.

Brixton

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He died at his family home, Suffolk Lodge, 162 Brixton Road, Brixton, London, on 18 February 1887 from "congestion of the brain and chronic disease of the liver and kidneys" and is buried in London's Brompton Cemetery.

Japan

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Codd-neck bottles are also mass-produced for the popular Japanese soft drink, Ramune, which is produced in a wide variety of flavours by Shirakiku.

Corona (soft drink)

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The bottles originally used Hiram Codd's globe-stopper with a wire hinged top to keep in the pressure of the carbonated drinks.

Soft drink

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Hiram Codd devised a patented bottling machine while working at a small mineral water works in the Caledonian Road, Islington, in London in 1870.

Bottle

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In 1872, British soft drink makers Hiram Codd of Camberwell, London, designed and patented a bottle designed specifically for carbonated drinks.

Stairfoot

In 1867, Ben Rylands founded the Hope Glass Works at Stairfoot on what is now derelict land alongside the Aldi supermarket.