8 February 1908: Rats, Mice, Moles, Cockroache and Beetles greedily eat Harrison’s ‘Reliable’ Rat Poison. Cats and Dogs will not touch it. Vermin dry up and leave no smell. Prices: 6d, 1s, 2s 3s and 3s 8d: postage 2d – G. W. Harrison, Chemist, Reading. Sold by Chemists. Sole Agents for Canterbury, Finn and Sons, Ltd., The Stores

Important to Mothers – Every mother who values the Health and Cleanliness of her Child should use Harrison’s ‘Reliable’ Nursery Pomade. One application kills Nits and Vermin, beautifies and strengthens the Hair. In Tins, 4½d and 9d, postage 1s – George W. Harrison, Chemist, Reading. Agent for Canterbury, A. A. Senior, Chemist (late Withers), St Margaret’s Street

15 April 1953: Bill of sale by Claude Walter Withers, 31 Nicholas Close, Watford, railway clerk, in favour of London and Provinces Adv. Co. Ltd