The founder of Boots the Chemists, a household name in England and across the world, Jesse Boot was born in 1850 in Nottingham. He began his business empire by taking over his father's shop in Goosegate whilst still in his teens. He died in 1931. Boots the Chemist's headquarters is still based in Nottingham employing around 10,000 staff.
TO MOTHERS! WOODWARD'S " GRIPE WATER" OR "INFANT'S PRESERVATIVE" is the only real safe and effectual remedy for all diseases and disorders of infants and children, via, convulsions, sickness, diarrhoea, flatulence, and especially for difficult teething. FROM DR. GORDON STABLES M.D., R.N., &c This celebrated gentleman, in his recent work on the " pursuit of health," writes:- " I have for many years lifted up my warning voice against the drugging of children, and I hope not ineffectually. "WOODWARD'S GRIPE WATER IS THE ONLY SAFE MEDICINE FOR INFANTS." It contains NO OPIUM and is therefore recommended by the profession". From MISS EMILY FAITHFUL This well known lady describes "Woodward's Gripe Water" as follows; " This medicine has been found most beneficial in the case of the various disorders attending BABY LIFE. It is so simple a remedy that mother's and nurses need not fear to use it, and those that have tried it have borne strong testimony to it's efficacy. Bottles 1s. 11/2d. all chemists send post free for 14 stamps by W. WOODWARD, CHEMIST, NOTTINGHAM Bottle size 5 inches by 2 inches, by 1.25 inches deep