Beatrix Havergal (1901 - 1980) MP

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Birthplace: East Harling, Norfolk, United Kingdom
Death: Died
Occupation: Founder & Principal of Waterperry school of Horticulture
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About Beatrix Havergal

Beatrix Havergal

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1901-1980) was an English horticulturist.

In 1932 Beatrix Havergal founded Waterperry School of Horticulture, a residential horticultural college for women. For many years Havergal won gold medal for her exhibit of Royal Sovereign strawberries at Chelsea Flower Show.[1] When she retired as principal in 1971, Waterperry Horticultural School closed, though there remain gardens and a nursery there.[2]

References

^ Waterperry - History ^ 'Waterperry Gardens, Oxfordshire', in Julia Brittain, Plants, People, and Places, 2006.

External links

Portraits of Beatrix Havergal at the National Portrait Gallery, London

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Beatrix Havergal's Timeline

1901
1901
East Harling, Norfolk, United Kingdom
1980
1980
Age 79