They first (pull) in 1845-1850 and (make) by a London sweet maker called Tom Smith.
He (see) the French ‘Bon Bon’ sweets and (want) to do something similar.
He also (want) to include a small motto or riddle with the sweet, which is a reason why we still (have) them today.
Smith (come) back to London and (try) to sell similar types of sweets in England
Despite his idea, they well (receive) and he ( make ) a lot of sales.
However, he (have) a change of tact.
One evening while he (sit) in front in front of his log fire he (become) fascinated by the sounds, sparks and cracks from the fire.
He then (get) inspiration from this and (think) he could (include) sweets and toys in a wrapper that could (pull) apart with the sound of cracking.
When Tom Smith (die), his three sons Tom, Walter and Henry (take) over his business. Walter (introduce) the hats into crackers, which is what we (see) today.