Thomas Matthews took over Thomas Roper's Chemists business in Man of Ross House in around 1876. He was then succeeded by J.H.Hart in around 1914 then by 1933 the business was being run by J.F.Hart (which was presumably a son of J.H.Hart).
The following are some examples of T. Matthews pots and labels.
T. Matthews Chemist pot |
Thos. Matthews Areca Nut Tooth Paste |
ARECA NUT TOOTH PASTE
QUALITY & INGREDIENTS
for beautifying and cleansing the teeth & gums
and serving them to old age
PREPARED & SOLD BY
CHEMIST MAN OF ROSS'HOUSE ROSS.
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