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Dr Bach's friends and colleagues established a Trust after his death, as a foundation to carry on his work. This later became a business called 'The Bach Centre'. This chronology details some of the events surrounding this and other centres.

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First Bach Remedy Newsletter

Newsletter
    Widening influence
Mount Vernon fund

Australian group formed

  New Zealand Bach Centre founded by Mr Ansell of Napier

Newsletter
  First Rescue Remedy ointment

Nickie Murray joins Bach Centre

 

Book

Bach's books
translated into
German
    Translations
Partnership change

Team change
Australia
Trustee changes
Weeks and Bullen trading as
'Dr Edward Bach's Centre'
Death of Victor Bullen Weeks, Ramsell and Murray started trading as 'Dr Edward Bach's Centre'   Death of Nora Weeks
Trademark
      Asset transfer
  Judy Howard
(J Ramsell's
daughter) joins
Bach Centre
Nickie Murray retires       A Nelsons Ltd take on bottling and distribution of products   Nelson's purchases Bach Centre business for £4.3m
Book translations
      Newsletter
  Formation of Trust

Francis Wheeler dies

     

 

Bach Centre Team

        Handbook
  Translations
                         
                 
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1950

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Bach Remedy Newsletter
 

In March, the first issue of the 'Bach Remedy Newsletter' appeared.

Nora Weeks began her description in the newsletter of how to find the plants and make the remedies for yourself.

The December newsletter included a description of how to prepare Rescue Remedy for yourself by putting two drops of each of the five remedies into a dosage bottle.

 
1954

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Widening influence

Dr B Kanakagiri translated 'The Twelve Healers' into Tamil.

Mr Hyman Klein mentioned as doing great work introducing the Bach remedies into South Africa.

 
1965

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Bach Centre Team

Fiona Tweedale and Ethel Holliday join the Bach Centre team.

 
1964

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Publication

Publication of Bach Flower Remedies, Illustration and Method of Preparation, Weeks & Bullen.

 
1959

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Newsletter

Articles written by Fiona Tweedale and Betty Colenso appear in the newsletter.

In Australia Dr Atcherley and Mrs F Cooper both created remedy gardens with all the Bach plants grown from seeds or cuttings. The newsletter noted that this would cut the delay in sending stocks from England as they could make the mother essences for themselves.

 
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Trademark

Ramsell applied to register the first of many trade marks in the name 'Bach'.

 
1983

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Asset transfer

The business and assets of the Dr Edward Bach Centre were transferred to a company then known as Bach Flower Remedies Ltd.

 
1973

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Translations | French group formed

In France, Mde Cheminade translated 'Heal Thyself' and 'The Twelve Healers' into French and formed a Bach Society in Paris: Les Amis du Docteur Edward Bach.

 
1973

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Trustee changes

Nickie Murray and John Ramsell became trustees of The Dr Bach Healing Trust.

 
1972

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Australian group

Zena Otis was Secretary of the Dr Edward Bach Society of New South Wales, Australia. Maureen Edwards was President.

 
1971

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Translation

Agda Pedersen translated 'Heal Thyself' into Danish.

 
1971

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Handbook

Chancellor 's Handbook published.

 
1971

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Bach Centre team

Nickie Murray and John Ramsell formally join the Bach Centre team.

 
1970

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Partnership change

John Ramsell and his sister Nickie Murray became partners with Nora Weeks and Victor Bullen.

 
1969

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Translations

In March, Dr Philip Chancellor translated 'Heal Thyself' and 'The Twelve Healers' into Spanish and Japanese.

 
1956

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Publications

Dr JR Atcherley of Victoria, Australia, formed a Bach group of co-workers. The Bach Centre sent out mother tincture so that they could prepare their own stock bottles. This group was run by Mr Albert Abrams when Dr Atcherley moved to Queensland.

 
1958

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Formation of Dr Bach Healing Trust

The fund to purchase Mount Vernon reached £1200 and the decision is made to borrow the remaining sum (from friends).

The Dr Bach Healing Trust formed in September. It had three objectives: to purchase property (Mount Vernon) for the work of flower healing, to pay for its maintenance, and to promote and expand the work as the trustees thought fit.

The first trustees were Nora Weeks, Victor Bullen and Frances Thomas.

 
1956

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Newsletter

Recorded in the Bach Remedy Newsletter that Frau Gertrude Kern of Locarno, Switzerland, was the person who potentised Vine for Dr Bach in 1934.

 
1951

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Bach Remedy Newsletter

The September newsletter stated categorically that the Bach remedies are not homoeopathic.

 
1955

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Mount Vernon fund
 

In June a fund was established to purchase Mount Vernon. Mrs Dorothy Cornwall Legh held a garden party and raised more than £200 to inaugurate the fund.

 
1950

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Edward Bach's books begin to be translated
Mlle Arlette Chabry of Renens, Vaud, Switzerland, translated into French 'The Twelve Healers', 'Heal Thyself' and 'Medical Discoveries'.

Miss S Hartogs from Holland did a similar service translating the books into Dutch.