Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

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Sir William Henry Veno (1866-1933), was born William Reynard Varney in Castle Douglas, Renfrewshire, Scotland on 22 December 1866.

He emigrated to the United States around the year 1887, and established a business for the manufacture of cough medicine in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

He changed his name to William Henry Veno in 1896, (and by deed poll in Britian in 1910). Veno's Lightning Cough Cure was established, and he founded the Veno Drug Company in Manchester in 1898.

He sold the company to Beecham Estates and Pills Ltd. in 1925.[1]

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Sources of Information

  1. [1]Oxford University Press