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Evans Medical Supplies

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Evans Medical Supplies of Speke, Liverpool, 19. Telephone: Liverpool, Hunts Cross 1881. Cables: "Basilio". London Office at Bartholomew Close, EC1. (1947)

1945 Evans, Sons, Lescher and Webb name changed to Evans Medical Supplies [1].

1946 Interior of Evans Medical Supplied Ltd. [2]

1947 British Industries Fair Advert as Manufacturers of Fine Chemicals, Drugs, Pharmaceutical Preparations, Bacteriological and Biological Products, including Hepatrex Liver Extracts, antitoxins, Organic Arsenic Compounds, Sulphonamides, Ampoulled Solutions, Veterinary Medicines, Cosmetics, Toilet Soaps. (Chemists' Supplies Section - Olympia, Ground Floor, Stand No. A.1337) [3]

1952 The London house moved from Bartholomew Close to Ruislip.

1959 Name changed to Evans Medical Ltd

1959 Book Published: The Story of Evans Medical 1809 - 1959'. [4]

1961 Take-over bid by Fisons was ultimately unsuccessful when Glaxo acquired the company [5] [6].

See Also

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  • [3] World Pharma Network
  • [4] The British Pharmaceutical Industry since 1851

Sources of Information

  1. The Times, 4 December 1945
  2. [1] Liverpool Museums: National Conservation Centre
  3. 1947 British Industries Fair Advert 285; and p98
  4. [2] Hindsight Books
  5. The Times, 4 January 1961
  6. The Times, 14 January 1961
  • Archives of the British chemical industry, 1750-1914: a handlist. By Peter J. T. Morris and Colin A. Russell. Edited by John Graham Smith. 1988.