Records of Bilson & Friendship Ltd., Pharmacists
Records of Bilson & Friendship Ltd., consisting of:
- Fifty-one day books of prescriptions, each with an index of customers, 1878-81, 1883-1944, 1947-8
- Account book, 1941-52
- Cash book, 1942-7
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Top. Hants. c. 8].
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MSS. Top. Hants. c. 8-60
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 13565
Biographical / Historical
Bilson & Friendship Ltd. were a firm of pharmacists in Bournemouth, Hampshire, known as Thomas W. Atkins until 1885, then as Frederick E. Bilson and finally as Bilson & Friendship Ltd.
Other Finding Aids
M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. II, nos. 54311-63.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The records were bought from Mrs G. Brown (Eynsham Antiques) in 1970.
- Records of Bilson & Friendship Ltd., Pharmacists
- Emily Tarrant
- Language of description
- Script of description