Local geologists

Local geologists

The country around the Bradford Hundred forms part of what has been called “The Cradle of English Geology” due to its association with William Smith, the “Father of English Geology” and many other founders of the science. It was around here that the order of strata was worked out.

Rev Richard Warner BA, FLS 1763-1857

Richard Warner was an antiquarian who...

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Chemists & Druggists

Chemists & Druggists

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Bradford on Avon, Wiltshire

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Bradford on Avon Museum’s main exhibit is the reconstructed Christopher chemist shop  of 1863-1986. Before that there had been various apothecaries, druggists, chemists and ‘chymisters’. From the 19th century there were others...

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