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Name authority Item Type Metadata

Surname

Duncan

Forename(s)

John

Birth Date

1780

Death Date

1871

Occupation

pharmacist

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; John (1780-1871); pharmacist

Name authority Item Type Metadata

Surname

Duncan

Forename(s)

John

Birth Date

1780

Death Date

1871

Occupation

pharmacist

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; John (1780-1871); pharmacist,” Heritage, accessed May 27, 2019, https://heritage.rcpsg.ac.uk/items/show/827.