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Bowles, Edward Augustus [Gussie] (1865–1954), horticulturist and watercolour painter, was born on 14 May 1865 at Myddelton House, Bull's Cross, Enfield, Middlesex, the fourth of five children of Henry Carrington Bowles Bowles (formerly Treacher; 1830–1918), a landowner and governor of the New River Company...

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Edward Augustus Bowles (1865–1954) by unknown photographer Royal Horticultural Society, Lindley Library

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Bulley, Arthur Kilpin (1861–1942), cotton broker and gardener, was born at Montpellier Lodge, Montpellier Crescent, New Brighton, Cheshire, on 10 January 1861, the fourth son and thirteenth of fourteen children of Samuel Marshall Bulley (1811–1880), cotton broker, and his wife, Mary Rachel (1817–1887)...

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Caparne [formerly Caparn], William John (1855–1940), artist and horticulturist, was born in Newark-on-Trent, Nottinghamshire, on 17 November 1855, the eldest child of William Horner Caparn, an organist and music teacher, and his wife, Sophia (b. 1839/40), the daughter of William Warwick...

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Graefer, John Andrew (d. 1802), horticulturist and landscape gardener, was born in Vienna but at an early age came to England, where he became a pupil of the gardener Philip Miller. He was subsequently employed as a gardener by the earl of Coventry...

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Gertrude Jekyll (1843–1932) by Sir William Nicholson, 1920 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Jekyll, Gertrude (1843–1932), artist and garden designer, was born at 2 Grafton Street, London, on 29 November 1843, and baptized at St George's, Hanover Square, the fifth of seven children and the second daughter of Edward Joseph Hill Jekyll (1804–1876), a retired captain in the ...

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Kemp, Edward (1817–1891), landscape gardener, was born at Streatham, Surrey, on 25 September 1817 and baptized at the Independent chapel, Tooting, on 26 October, the son of Charles Kemp (b. 1785/6), tailor, and his wife, Ann. During the 1830s he was a garden apprentice alongside ...

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Maries, Charles (1851–1902), plant collector and garden designer, was born in Hampton Lucy, Warwickshire, on 18 December 1851, the youngest of five sons of George Maries (1809–1869), the village cobbler, and his wife, Mary, née Harris (1813–1877). Educated at Hampton Lucy grammar school...

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Nicholson [née Weeks], (Lorna) Rosemary (1919–2004), garden historian and museum founder, was born on 3 July 1919 at 17 Alexander Road, Southport, Lancashire, the youngest of the five children of Robert Foster Jeffrey Weeks, a mining engineer and a former officer in the ...

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Lilian Snelling (1879–1972) by unknown photographer Royal Horticultural Society, Lindley Library

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Snelling, Lilian (1879–1972), botanical artist, was born at Spring Hall, St Mary Cray, Kent, on 8 June 1879, the third of at least six daughters of John Carnell Snelling (1841–1902), brewer, and his wife, Margaret Elizabeth, née Colgalt. She and her sisters were boarders at a school in ...

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Wilkinson, Fanny Rollo (1855–1951), landscape gardener, was born at 19 Gore Street, Chorlton upon Medlock, Manchester, on 6 June 1855, the eldest child in the family of four daughters and two sons born to Matthew Alexander Eason Wilkinson (1813–1878) and his second wife, an American, ...