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A Saucy Tale ...
In the 19th century, the Victorian Jeyes brothers, Philadelphus and John, began their pharmacy business in The Drapery, Northampton.
In addition to providing remedies, their inventive pursuit of the sanitary led to the development of the world renowned Jeyes Fluid in 1870. This wonder product received a Royal Warrant from Queen Victoria, which it still holds today. The fluid proved its worth during the First World War, cleansing and disinfecting in the most arduous of circumstances. Of course it is still an outdoor staple today, with a slightly changed formula.
The Philadelphus Jeyes pharmacy at The Drapery continued until 1969, eventually moving to Earls Barton under the management of Philadelphus’s great grandson, David Jeyes, and his wife Georgina.
The Earls Barton Jeyes' have commissioned a re-introduction of a long-forgotten product, viz ...
Some cruel wag asked whether the sauce was, in reality, Jeyes fluid by another name and in a different container.
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