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Charles Frederick Thackray (1877-1934) founder of Charles F. Thackray was a pharmacist and manufacturer of surgical instruments in Leeds.
See also Thackray Museum
Apprenticeship in pharmacy at the Bradford firm of F. M. Rimmington and Son.
Worked at Squire and Son, Queen Victoria’s official chemist’s in the West End of London
Later worked on the Continent.
1899 Qualified as a pharmacist
1902 Opened a chemist shop in Great George Street, Leeds with his partner Henry Scurrah Wainwright.
1903 Married Helen Pearce, daughter of a leading Leeds jeweller.
He had three sons, two of whom went into the firm, and in turn their two sons John and Paul ran the business until it was sold in 1990