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John Gadbury ( 1627–1704 ) by Thomas Cross , pubd 1658 © National Portrait Gallery , London Gadbury, John ( 1627–1704 ), astrologer , was born on 31 December 1627 in Wheatley, Oxfordshire , the son of Oliver Gadbury ( bap. 1606, d. 1674) , a gentleman farmer, and his wife, Frances , who was the daughter of Sir John Curzon of Waterperry , who for a period disinherited the young couple because of their elopement. Gadbury was briefly apprenticed to an Oxford tailor before his maternal grandfather enabled him to take up studies with Nicholas Fiske

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students with a good reputation. Beatrix Havergal studied in her spare time and in 1932 obtained the Royal Horticultural Society's national diploma of horticulture (later master of horticulture). By 1932 larger premises were needed and Havergal and Sanders moved to Waterperry House , near Wheatley, Oxfordshire , a small manor house which they rented from Magdalen College. At the outbreak of war the school was well established, offering a two-year course for fifteen to twenty students; these came from every type of background, from all over the British Isles

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September 1813 at Friargate, Derby , Joseph was left to run the business on his own. Michael Henley was buried in a vault at St Werburgh's, Derby , where he had been a churchwarden, and left £125,000 excluding freeholds. After his father's death Joseph leased Waterperry House , near Wheatley , a few miles from Oxford; and he purchased it in 1830. Anne Henley died in Derby in 1833.