Thomas John Edmonds (1859 – 1932 )

Thomas John Edmonds (1859 – 1932 )   Died of a Peritonitis     Place of Death: Christchurch * Founder of Edmonds ‘Sure To Rise” Baking Powder. Thomas is buried at Linwood Cemetery, Linwood, Christchurch. The story of Thomas John Edwards: Photo taken by Chris Bulovic

The Edmonds

Thomas John Edmonds was born in Poplar, London in the year 1858. As a young man he worked for a several different confectioneries where he learnt the mixing of different kinds of cooking powders. It was here that Thomas began to get ideas about making his own baking powder. In 1879, Thomas married Jane Irvine …