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Wright, Sellers and Layman

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of 50 Southwark Street, Surrey

Charles Noel Layman, a wholesale druggist, joined the business of presumably W. V. Wright and Co.

1875 Mr W. V. Wright of Wright, Sellers and Layman was elected member of a committee pressing the need for action to prevent flooding on the South side of the Thames in London, in Southwark and Lambeth[1].

1876 Dissolution of the Partnership between William Valentine Wright, John Sellers, and Charles Noel Layman, carrying on business at No. 50. Southwark-street, in the borough of Southwark, in the county of Surrey, as Wholesale Druggists, under the style or firm of Wright, Sellers,and Layman. The business will be carried on at the same address by the said William Valentine Wright and Charles Noel Layman, in conjunction with Charles Umney, under the style or firm, of Wright, Layman, and Umney[2] "Wholesale and export druggists, manufacturers of pharmaceutical and chemical preparations, distillers of essential oils, manufacturers and proprietors of Wright's Coal Tar Soap and other coal tar specialities"

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Nov 19, 1875
  2. London Gazette 20 June 1876