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Manufacturing, pharmaceutical and wholesale chemists, of Knowsley St, Cheetham, and Market Place, and Victoria Bridge St, Manchester (1909).
James Woolley (1811 - 1858) was a chemist in Manchester, to whom Henry Davis Pochin was apprenticed, and eventually taken into partnership.
1962 British Drug Houses acquired James Woolley Sons and Co, manufacturing and wholesale chemists, of Manchester, who had a high reputation amongst pharmacists and hospitals in Lancashire; had suffered from competition in drugs but would provide BDH with valuable footprint in Manchester area.