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Arnott, Samuel (1852–1930), gardener and politician, was born above his father's baker's shop at the corner of Friar's Vennel, Dumfries, on 30 September 1852, the son of John Arnott (d. 1858) and his wife, Nicholas Richardson. His father, who was descended from a line of farmers and lead miners in the parish of ...

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Smithers, Sir Peter Henry Berry Otway (1913–2006), intelligence officer, politician, and gardener, was born on 9 December 1913 at Donisthorpe House, Moor Allerton, Yorkshire, the only child of Captain, later Lieutenant-Colonel, Harry Otway Hirsch Smithers (1877–1941), an officer in the Bedfordshire regiment, and his wife, ...

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Williams, John Charles (1861–1939), gardener and politician, was born at Caerhayes Castle, Cornwall, on 30 September 1861, the second son of John Michael Williams (1813–1880), mine owner, banker, and landowner, of Caerhayes Castle, and his wife, Elizabeth Maria (d. 1884), elder daughter of ...