UK Established in 1905 by Chemist-Perfumer Sidney F Goss at 110 New Bond Street, London. Named after a horse called Mornington ridden by Victorian jockey Tom Cannon. The shop was decorated and fitted out in an English refinement of French style by S Maw & Sons. In June 1906 the company moved to one-story premises at 201 Regent Street and traded as Morny’s Pharmacy Stores: perfumes often named after music titles and themes: placed in liquidation in July 1908: S F Goss had creased to be involved with company by then due to ill health: he died on the 26th of March 1911. A new trading company was formed in April 1909 under the name 'de Morny', the ‘de’ added to convey French image with the sub-heading 'Parfums-Products de France' at 201 Regent Street. Reformed in 1918 as Morny Frères Ltd., were very successful in France. 1965 acquired by Lenthéric a subsidiary of British-American Cosmetic Division, part of BAT. In 1967 BAT bought Yardley & Co and Lenthéric and Morny products integrated with Yardley’s. Morny and Lenthéric were re-launched in 2001 under new proprietors.
Chaminade Morny Frères Ltd.
1910
(Song of the Road) Dedicated by special permission of Madame Chaminade, featured a few bars of her song and her signature was used on the perfume’s label; was available in 4 sizes
Yesha Morny Frères Ltd.
1910
Available in 5 sizes
Triomphe Morny Frères Ltd.
1911
La Valse Morny Frères Ltd.
1912
Available in 2 sizes; named after Weber’s ‘Invitation à la Valse’
Essence Mystérieuse Morny Frères Ltd.
1913
Presented in 3 sizes
Serenade Morny Frères Ltd.
1915
Available in 2 sizes, a miniature was available on request.
Mystèrieuse Morny Frères Ltd.
1918
A parfum
Mystèrieuse Morny Frères Ltd.
1918
A toilet water
Nocturne Morny Frères Ltd.
1920
A miniature of the parfum was available on request
Nuit de Carnaval Morny Frères Ltd.
1920
Presented in 2 sizes bottles
Jasmin Morny Frères Ltd.
1922
Narcisse Blanc et Noir Morny Frères Ltd.
1922
Presented in a box and bottle designed by André Jolivet
Chypre Morny Frères Ltd.
1923
Fantaisée Morny Frères Ltd.
1923
Alternative spelling 'Fantaisie'. A miniature of the fragrance was available on request
Quintessence Violette Morny Frères Ltd.
1923
Ravenelle Morny Frères Ltd.
1923
Crème Carnaval Morny Frères Ltd.
1925
Gardenia Morny Frères Ltd.
1929
Rose Geranium Morny Frères Ltd.
1930
Tentation Morny Frères Ltd.
1931
Pink Lilac Morny Frères Ltd.
1933
Available in 7 sizes.
French Fern Morny Frères Ltd.
1936
Blue Carnation Morny Frères Ltd.
1960
Fantasy Morny Frères Ltd.
1960
Liberty Morny Frères Ltd.
1971
Dare Morny Frères Ltd.
June Roses Morny Frères Ltd. First series launched in 1909 in 4 sizes, second series launched in 1910 in 6 sizes
Lavender Flowers Morny Frères Ltd.
Lily of the Valley Morny Frères Ltd. A parfum
Parfum Chaminade Morny Frères Ltd.
Sandalwood Morny Frères Ltd.