Cornfield's celebration of 50 years in the business in 2022

  • Geoff Coleman and wife Rachel Coleman
  • The family group.
Relationship to Geoff from left: Rosie Kent, step-daughter; Brandon Coleman, son; Dee Coleman, daughter; Harrison Kent, son of Rosie; Joe Coleman, son; Geoff; Rachel; Kimberley Coleman, daughter of Joe.
  • Geoff with his history stand
  • From left: Katie (baker); Kimberley Coleman; Phee, partner of Brandon; Brandon Coleman -  with their bread display
  • Same group as above with the bread display and  display of local fine foods from partners.
  • Display of local fine foods from partner companies.
  • Nibbles from the bakery available at the event with fizz and hot drinks
  • Coleman's sheaf of wheat (made from bread).
  • Some of the attendees.
  • Cornfield Logo
  • Wheatley's branch of Cornfield's bakery.
  • Thame's branch of Cornfield's bakery.
  • Geoff's grandmother, Ellen, who refused to come into the shop after Derek married his second wife!
  • Undated press/magazine article with Geoff.
  • Extract from record book (July 1983 to November 1985) of loaves etc. baked w/e 24.12.1983
Archive Notes:

Cornfield's celebration of 50 years in the business was held in the Merry Bells on Saturday 15 October 2022. Many local people attended and a talk was given by Geoff Coleman (son of the owner) on the history of the business, founded in 1972; and on bread making by his son, Joe.

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