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date: 13 July 2020

Veitch familylocked

(per. 1768–1929)
  • Elizabeth Baigent

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Veitch family (per. 1768–1929), horticulturists, ran important nurseries in Devon and London and commissioned several notable plant hunting expeditions. The first family member to come to notice was John Veitch (1752–1839), who was born in Jedburgh, Roxburghshire, in October 1752, the eldest of the five children of ...

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