Records of John W Miller (Chemist) Ltd, chemist, Glasgow, Scotland

Scope and Content

  • Receipt books c1877-1878
  • Prescription registers 1929-1970
  • Pharmaceutical publications 1907

Administrative / Biographical History

John Wilson Miller , chemist and pharmacist, occupied premises on Byres Road, Glasgow, Scotland, from 1887  . The company also had two other pharmacies in the west end of Glasgow in Hyndland Road and Clarence Drive. The company was incorporated as John W Miller (Chemist) Ltd in 1950  but ceased trading in 1984  when the premises were acquired by another chemist. The company was dissolved in 1987  .


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John W Miller (Chemists) Ltd : Byres Road, Glasgow, G12 8TN : 1984

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Revised by David Powell, Hub Project Archivist, 9 July 2002


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