William Allen

Born on the 29th August, William was a trusted (Quaker) maker of medicines at a time when “over the counter” medicines could contain almost anything, even harmful substances. People knew they could trust him and knew that his medicine would work (or at least not harm them). He was also a social reformer and set up an “ideal” community in Surrey.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.