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Cox, Euan Hillhouse Methven (1893–1977), plant collector and gardener, was born at Westwood, Balthayock, Perth, on 19 June 1893, the only son of Alfred W. Cox (1861–1943), a member of the Cox Brothers firm of jute spinners and manufacturers that owned the Camperdown...

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Nelson, David (d. 1789), gardener and plant collector, of unknown background, was brought to the attention of Sir Joseph Banks by James Lee of the Vineyard Nursery, Hammersmith, in April 1776. Banks had him appointed plant collector on the Discovery, captained by Charles Clerke...

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Dorothy Graham Renton (1898–1966) by unknown photographer, 1925 National Trust for Scotland; licensor SCRAN

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Renton [née Robertson], Dorothy Graham (1898–1966), gardener, was born at 15 Marshall Place, Perth, on 7 April 1898, the daughter of William Robertson, medical practitioner and medical officer of health, and his wife, Robina, née Conacher. She married in Edinburgh, on 11 September 1922, ...

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Tradescant, John, the elder (d. 1638), gardener and collector, is thought to have been born in England, perhaps in the 1570s. His antecedents are unrecorded but he seems to have had family connections in East Anglia: possible candidates for his parents have been identified at ...

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Tradescant, John, the younger (bap. 1608, d. 1662), gardener and collector, son of John Tradescant the elder (d. 1638) and his wife, Elizabeth Day, was born at Meopham, Kent, and baptized there on 4 August 1608. He was educated between 1619 and 1623 at the ...

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John Tradescant the elder (d. 1638) attrib. Emanuel de Critz [posthumous] Ashmolean Museum, Oxford