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Fulham Road Pharmacy, Chelsea

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0120 GC/189
Held at: Wellcome Library
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Full title: Fulham Road Pharmacy, Chelsea
Date(s): 1887-1989
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 69 vols, 2 boxes
Name of creator(s): Fulham Road Pharmacy
Detailed catalogue: Click here to view repository detailed catalogue


Administrative/Biographical history:

The pharmacy in Fulham Road was purchased in 1942 by Dr Sheridan's father, Anthony M Sheridan, which he sold in 1988, and which now trades under the name CE Harrod. When Mr Sheridan purchased the pharmacy it was situated at 273 Fulham Road, but during the 1970s he swapped premises with an optical practice he had purchased at 307 Fulham Road.


Scope and content/abstract:

Records of Fulham Road Pharmacy, Chelsea, including prescription books, 1887-1989, controlled drugs and poisons books, 1939-1978 and loose prescriptions 1953-1980.

Access & Use

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System of arrangement:

Conditions governing access:

Restricted access: i.e. intending user to consult archivist and have their attention drawn to obligation not to identify individuals, if necessary to produce confirmation of bona fides.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Photocopies/photographs/microfilm are supplied for private research only at the Archivist's discretion. Please note that material may be unsuitable for copying on conservation grounds, and that photographs cannot be photocopied in any circumstances. Readers are restricted to 100 photocopies in twelve months. Researchers who wish to publish material must seek copyright permission from the copyright owner.

Finding aids:

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

These registers were purchased from Dr Janie Sheridan (they had belonged to a pharmacy purchased by her father, Anthony M Sheridan, in 1942) in December 1995.

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Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Copied from the Wellcome Library catalogue by Sarah Drewery.

Rules or conventions:
General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal Place and Corporate Names 1997.

Date(s) of descriptions:
Mar 2009.

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