skip to content

Darwin Correspondence Project

William Baxter

d. 1857

Chemist and druggist. ‘Dresser’ to the surgeon James Scott. A founding member of the Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain and a founder of the Bromley Literary Institute. Opened a chemist’s shop in Bromley in 1818, and later branches in Dartford and Greenwich.


Horsburgh 1980, p. 406.


Horsburgh, E. L. S. 1980. Bromley, Kent: from the earliest times to the present century, compiled from materials collected from original sources by various hands. Reprint edition. Chislehurst, Kent: Lodgemark Press.