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Duncan & Ogilvie; 1818-1832; druggists

Name authority Item Type Metadata

Corporate Name

Duncan & Ogilvie

Dates active

1818-1832

Other sources

Lesley Richmond et al (eds). 2017. The Pharmaceutical Industry: A Guide to Historical Records. Routledge

Biographical Text

"The founder of this business, John Duncan, was born in 1780 in Kinross, Perth & Kinross, Scotland. [...] After a brief stay in London he returned to Scotland and in 1806 established a business on his own account in Perth [...] In 1818 Duncan took on a young man, Ogilvie, as a junior partner and the firm was named Duncan & Ogilvie. In 1820 a second shop was opened at 52 North Bridge, Edinburgh. [...] Both premises premises traded under the name Duncan & Ogilvie until 1832, when Ogilvie took over the Perth business on his own account and Duncan entered into a new partnership with one of his apprentices, William Flockhart, and another young man named Anderson." (Richmond et al)

Duncan & Ogilvie; 1818-1832; druggists

Name authority Item Type Metadata

Corporate Name

Duncan & Ogilvie

Dates active

1818-1832

Other sources

Lesley Richmond et al (eds). 2017. The Pharmaceutical Industry: A Guide to Historical Records. Routledge

Biographical Text

"The founder of this business, John Duncan, was born in 1780 in Kinross, Perth & Kinross, Scotland. [...] After a brief stay in London he returned to Scotland and in 1806 established a business on his own account in Perth [...] In 1818 Duncan took on a young man, Ogilvie, as a junior partner and the firm was named Duncan & Ogilvie. In 1820 a second shop was opened at 52 North Bridge, Edinburgh. [...] Both premises premises traded under the name Duncan & Ogilvie until 1832, when Ogilvie took over the Perth business on his own account and Duncan entered into a new partnership with one of his apprentices, William Flockhart, and another young man named Anderson." (Richmond et al)

Citation

“Duncan & Ogilvie; 1818-1832; druggists,” Heritage, accessed May 27, 2019, https://heritage.rcpsg.ac.uk/items/show/823.