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Jones, (David Brinley) Clay (1923–1996), horticulturist and broadcaster, was born on 8 November 1923 at Glascoed, Napier Street, Cardigan, the elder child and only son of William Jones, marine engineer, and his wife, Annie Margaret, née Clay, the only daughter of a Pembrokeshire...

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Middleton, Cecil Henry (1886–1945), horticulturist and broadcaster, was born on 22 February 1886 in the Northamptonshire village of Weston by Weedon, the son of John Robert Middleton and his wife, Sarah Davis. His father was head gardener to Sir George Sitwell, and Middleton...

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Thrower, Percy John (1913–1988), broadcaster and writer on gardening, was born on 30 January 1913 in Little Horwood, Buckinghamshire, the second child and second son in the family of three sons and two daughters of Harry Thrower and his wife, Beatrice Dunnett. Just before ...