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Roberts Croupline

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of Deane Road, Bolton, Lancs. Telephone: Bolton 4925. Cables: "Filling, Bolton"

The firm was known in particular for its cough medicine, but the products included hair cream, brilliantine, aspirin tablets, headache powders, petroleum jelly, and Zubes.[1]

1947 British Industries Fair Advert with William Edge and Sons for "Famlax and the High Grade Medicalities and toilet preparations for export". Also manufacturers of Cough Syrup; Laxative Tablets; Ointments and Toilet Preparations for Chemists, Drug and General Stores. (Chemicals Section - Olympia, Ground Floor, Stand No. A.1251) [2]

By 1968 was part of Reckitt and Colman

1990 The firm closed.

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