history of the Society of Apothecaries of London

by Charles Raymond Booth Barrett

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Statementby C. R. B. Barrett ; illustrated by the author.
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LC ClassificationsRS1.S763
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Open LibraryOL21374869M
ISBN 100404132332

Image 1: Worshipful Society of Apothecaries Coat of Arms. The Worshipful Society of Apothecaries is quite simply an historical gem nestled in central London, a stone’s throw from St Paul’s Cathedral. Like many of the other London livery companies, the Society .   4 Although ‘society’ is mentioned in the charter, for much of the seventeenth century the name ‘company’ is used in official records, with the use of ‘society’ not occurring again until This term was gradually adopted thereafter. Wall, op. cit. (3), pp. 18, In line with histories of the institution, I will use ‘society’ in this article unless quoting from a : Anna Simmons. History. Prior to the foundation of the society in , London apothecaries were in the Grocers' Company (founded , and whose trade was described in as the "Mistery of Grossers, Pepperers and Apothecaries") and before that they were members of the Guild of Pepperers (founded before ). Having sought autonomy for many years, the apothecaries finally separated from the Grocers Location: Apothecaries' Hall, Black Friars Lane, London.   Information video that we produced for The Worshipful Society of Apothecaries in Blackfriars, London. Learn about their fascinating history and .

Welcome to Apothecaries’ Hall, one of the oldest Livery Halls in the City of London, nestled in the back streets behind St Paul’s Cathedral. With the first-floor rooms remaining as they were in , the Grade I listed Hall is a portal into another time. The Veterinary History Society was founded in London in The aims of the Society are to foster all aspects of veterinary history. To achieve these aims, the Society: Promotes meetings for members and guests. Publishes a journal - Veterinary History. Encourages the preservation of artefacts and records of veterinary historical interest. Founded in by the Society of Apothecaries, the Chelsea Physic Garden led the world for over years in the research and classification of new plants. Sue 5/5(1). APOTHECARIES APOTHECARIES. The apothecary struggled throughout early modern times to attain a measure of independence. He first had to free himself from his traditional origins and associations with spicers and grocers. In London it was not until that the apothecaries of the city were able to break away from the Company of Grocers and establish the Worshipful Society of Apothecaries.

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The Society plays a key role in the advancement of specialist areas of medicine, and in the ongoing post-graduate education and qualification of practitioners. Steeped in history and tradition, the Society was founded by Royal Charter in and is one of the few livery companies in the City of London to remain professionally based with over.

The Society of Apothecaries’ archives, housed at Apothecaries’ Hall, constitute a unique and fascinating record of national significance. They chart the history of its development and its changing roles and activities as: a City Livery Company (incorporated by royal charter in ); a major centre for the manufacture and sale of drugs at the Hall (); the founder (in ) and.

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Title in red and black within heraldic border Pages:   The date that we now trace as the origin of the Chelsea Physic Garden,was a crucial time for its founders, the Worshipful Society of Apothecaries of London.

They had established themselves as independent of the City Company of Grocers inbut had suffered the disaster of the burning down of their hall in Blackfriars in the Great Brand: The History Press. A history of the Worshipful Society of Apothecaries of London, abstrac Cecil Wall Not In Library.

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The main source is the author’s History of the Society of Apothecaries. London: Society of Apothecariesavailable from Apothecaries’ Hall, Black Friars Lane, London EC4V 6EJ for £ plus post and packing.

For information about the Society’s archives contact the Archivist, Ms Dee by: 1. The History of the Society of Apothecaries of London.1 MR. BARRETT, M.A., has produced a most entertaining volume concerning the Society of Apothe- caries of London.

He has had access to the minute books of the Society and he has from them been enabled to construct a book. Buy A History of the Society of Apothecaries First Edition by Hunting, Penelope (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

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[9] Due to its historical holdings, the Worshipful Society of Apothecaries is a member of The London Museums of Health & Medicine group.

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Postgrad Med J ;– doi: /pgmj The Society of Apothecaries is both a City livery company and an examining authority for the medical profession. Founded in by the royal apothecary Gideon de Laune leading a breakaway group from Cited by: 1. - The Apothecaries' Garden: A History of the Chelsea Physic Garden: Sue Minter: Founded in London in by the Society of Apothecaries, the Chelsea Physic Garden led the world for over years in the research and classification of new plants.

Sue. A history of the Worshipful Society of Apothecaries of London. by: Wall, Cecil, Published: () Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain, a political and social history / by: Holloway, S.

Published: (). The Worshipful Society of Apothecaries of London is one of the livery companies of the City of is one of the largest livery companies (with over 1, members in ) and ranks 58th in their order of precedence. The society is a member of the London Museums of Health & Medicine and its guild church is the Church of St Andrew-by-the-Wardrobe.

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The names of the clerks, bedels and other staff of the Society of Apothecaries are listed by Stringer (The Worshipful Society of Apothecaries of London.

Metropolitan (London and North Middlesex Family History Society) Vol 18 #4, page). The Royal Pharmaceutical Society has records from and is very helpful to genealogists. This post was written by Briony Hudson, Deputy President, Faculty for the History and Philosophy of Medicine and Pharmacy, The Worshipful Society of is part of a series of posts on the theme of Women’s History in the lead up to History Day The Society of Apothecaries are delighted to be attending the History Day for the first time this year.

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Now at last we have a superb account of one major branch in the medical family tree—the apothecaries. This historical study has been a half century in the making. In Barrett wrote a History of the Society of Apothecaries. A more scholarly elaboration was undertaken by Dr.

Cecil Wall, archivist of the Society, but when he died in his Author: Lester S. King. What does the Coat of Arms of the Worshipful Society of Apothecaries mean.

The coat of arms of the Worshipful Society of Apothecaries show Apollo, the God of Healing, overpowering the dragon of disease, represented by the wyvern. To each side is a unicorn, James I's special beasts which highlights his personal interest in the Society.

The current Hall of the Apothecaries’ Society is the oldest extant livery company Hall in the City of London; the Apothecaries acquired their Hall in Blackfriars in Formerly the guesthouse of the Dominican Priory of the Black Friars, the original Hall burnt.

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Sue Minter examines its history and many notable achievements/5.This vintage book contains a history of the Society of Apothecaries of the City of London, first published in The Society of Apothecaries was incorporated as a City Livery Company by royal charter from James I on 6 December in recognition of apothecaries' specialist skills in compounding and dispensing medicines.