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Bunyard, Edward Ashdown (1878–1939), nurseryman and pomologist, was born on 14 December 1878 at 74 King Street, Maidstone, the eldest son of George Bunyard (1841–1919), nurseryman, and his wife, Katherine Sophia Ashdown. His father was born on 5 February 1841 at ...

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Harkness, Robert Beagarie (1951–2012), rose breeder, was born on 29 June 1951 at Hitchin Hospital, the second of three children and elder son of John Leigh (Jack) Harkness (1918–1994), rose breeder, and his wife, Betty Catherine, née Moore. At the time of his birth registration the family lived at ...

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Jackman family (per. 1763–1976), horticulturists and nurserymen, based in Woking, Surrey, came to prominence as breeders of new clematis cultivars in the mid- and late Victorian period.

William Jackman (1763–1840) founded the nursery in 1810 on 50 acres at St Johns, Woking. He was married to ...

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Kemp, Edward Edmund [Eddie] (1910–2012), botanic garden curator, horticulturist, and arboriculturist, was born at Kingsford Farm in the parish of Skene, six miles west of the city centre of Aberdeen, on 26 July 1910, the eleventh of twelve children of Alexander Kemp, farmer, and his wife, ...

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Rea, John (d. 1681), nursery gardener, lived with his daughter, Minerva, and her husband, Samuel Gilbert, author of the Florist's vademecum (1682), at Kinlet, Shropshire, near Bewdley, Worcestershire. Rea describes the place in his Flora (1676) as 'a rural district where it was my unhappiness to plant my stock'. He was said to have had the largest collection of tulips in ...

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