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Savory and Moore

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April 1893.
October 1893.
January 1899.
June 1911.
November 1920.
March 1922.

of Bond Street and 29 Chapel Street, Belgrave Square, London

1794 The Savory and Moore company started as a chemist's shop in London, established by Thomas Paytherus.

1797 Thomas Field Savory joined the company.

1806 Thomas Field Savory and Thomas Moore became partners in the company.

1849 After the first store in Bond Street prospered, another shop was opened near Belgrave Square.

1876 The company registered trademarks for American dentrifice, tooth powder, medicines and perfumes. The company at this time had three shops in London and one in Brighton. It also showed that the company were chemists to Queen Victoria.

1928 Acquire Arnold and Sons

1968 The shop near Belgrave Square closed, the contents being passed to the Wellcome Trust.

1992 Lloyds Pharmacy took over the business, and now owns all trademarks for the company.

See Also


Sources of Information

  • Trademarked. A History of Well-Known Brands - from Aertex to Wright's Coal Tar by David Newton. Pub: Sutton Publishing 2008 ISBN 978-0-7509-4590-5
  • [1] London Science Museum Collections