Magazine inserts advertising Stower’s Lime Juice Cordial, sole proprietors Alexander Riddle & Co. Jacob Stower & Son are first recorded in Commercial Street (next door to the Princess Alice pub) in 1869, described as British Wine & Pickle makers. Alexander Riddle & Co. are first listed as proprietors in 1880. They moved to Crown Works, Bancroft Road in 1912 and remained there until 1960.