On March 11, 1853 Henry Jones of Bristol, England is said to have invented self-rising flour:

On March 11, 1853 Henry Jones of Bristol, England is said to have invented self-rising flour:

Henry Jones (1812 – 12 July 1891) was a baker in Bristol, England, who was responsible in 1845 for inventing self-raising flour. He established a family business called Henry Jones (Bristol) Ltd. His flour meant that hard tack could have been removed from sailors of the British Navy but the admiralty resisted for some years.

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