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Florence Cacciola MP (deceased)

Florence Trevelyan From Wikipedia Florence Trevelyan (born February 7, 1852, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, and baptised at St. Andrew's Church, Hartburn;[1] died October 4, 1907, Taormina, Sicily) was an ...

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Albert Mottershead MP (c.1856 - c.1949)

Marriages Sep 1880 Gleave Alice Salford 8d 80 Mottershead Albert Salford 8d 80 Marriages Sep 1893 Mottershead Albert Chorlton 8c 929 Saul Lucy Chorlton 8c 929

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Thomas Goulding, SV/PROG MP (c.1792 - d.)

1820 British Settler Thomas Goulding 30, Gardener, together with his wife Elizabeth Williams 27, and their 2 sons, were members of Thomas Calton's Party of 167 Settlers on the Settler Ship Albury ....

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Thomas Draper, Snr. SV/PROG MP (c.1783 - d.)

1820 British Settler Thomas Draper 33, Gardener, together with his son, were members of Thomas Calton's Party of 167 Settlers on the Settler Ship Albury . Party originated from Nottinghamshire. ...

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Isaac Swazey (1751 - 1828)

Isaac Swayze (1751–February 11, 1828) was a soldier and political figure in Upper Canada. He was born in Morris County, New Jersey in 1751 into a family of German immigrants of Jewish extracti...

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Rachel Lambert Mellon (1910 - 2014)

Rachel Lambert Mellon is an American horticulturalist, gardener, philanthropist, fine arts collector and a member of the International Best Dressed List. Known as Bunny, she is the eldest child of Ge...

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Henry Winthrop Sargent (1810 - 1882)

Henry Winthrop Sargent (November 26, 1810 – November 11, 1882), American horticulturist and landscape gardener. Biography[edit] Henry Winthrop Sargent was born in Boston, the first child of ...

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Andrew Jackson Downing (1815 - 1852)

Andrew Jackson Downing (October 31, 1815 – July 28, 1852) [1] was an American landscape designer, horticulturalist, and writer, a prominent advocate of the Gothic Revival style in the United Sta...

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Sir George Reresby Sitwell, 4th Baronet MP (1860 - 1943)

Sir George Reresby Sitwell, 4th Baronet (27 January 1860 – 9 July 1943) was a British antiquarian writer and Conservative politician who sat in the House of Commons between 1885 and 1895. ...

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Robert Gofton Otton Salmond (c.1852 - 1902)

England & Wales, FreeBMD Birth Index, 1837-1915 Name: Robert Salmond Date of Registration: Oct-Nov-Dec 1851 Registration district: Alverstoke Inferred County: Hampshire Volume: 7 Page: 24...

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Alfred Fox (1794 - 1874)

Alfred Fox, (9 September 1794 – 20 May 1874)[1] of Falmouth, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom, was owner and developer of Glendurgan Garden, now a National Trust property. He was a member of th...

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Barclay Fox (1817 - 1855)

Robert Barclay Fox (6 September 1817 – 10 March 1855) was a businessman, gardener and diarist, a member of the influential Quaker Fox family of Falmouth.

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Clarence Greenleaf White (1869 - 1957)

Clarence Greenleaf, born March 19, 1869, followed a career in agriculture. He established growing Irish potatoes as a cash crop in northern Florida, raised pineapples in Hawaii, and in 1916 settled in ...

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Hon. James H. Stark MP (1792 - 1873)

James Hart Stark (July 30, 1792 – May 22, 1873) was an American businessman, horticulturalist, judge, politician, surveyor, and founder of Stark Brothers Nurseries and Orchards Company, the mark...

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"Johnny Appleseed" Chapman MP (1774 - 1845)

Jonathan Chapman (September 26, 1774 – March 18, 1845), also known as Johnny Appleseed , was an American pioneer nurseryman who introduced apple trees to large parts of Pennsylvania, Ohio, India...

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Harriet Barnes Pratt (1878 - 1969)

Harriet Barnes Pratt (November 11, 1878 – 1969) was an American philanthropist, collector of Americana, non-profit administrator and horticulturist. Early years Harriet Lycinthia Barnes wa...

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Robert James Petre, 8th Baron Petre (c.1713 - 1742)

Robert James Petre, 8th Baron Petre (3 June 1713 – 2 July 1742) was a renowned horticulturist and a British peer. Lord Petre was the son of Robert Petre, 7th Baron Petre (1689–1713) a...

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Ambrose Congreve, CBE (1907 - 2011)

Ambrose Christian Congreve (14 April 1907–28 May 2011) was an Irish industrialist, best known for his world-famous garden at Mount Congreve. He won 13 Gold Medal awards at the Chelsea Garden S...

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Sir Arthur Rawdon, 2nd Baronet (1662 - 1695)

Sir Arthur Rawdon (17 October 1662 - 17 October 1695) built a large part of Moira, County Down in the seventeenth century. He was known as 'Father of Irish Gardening' and 'The Cock of the North'. He ...

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Frederick Claude Stern MP (1884 - 1967)

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Christopher Hamilton Lloyd, OBE (1921 - 2006)

Christopher Hamilton Lloyd , OBE (2 March 1921 – 27 January 2006) was a British gardener and author. Lloyd was born in Great Dixter, into an upper-middle-class family, the youngest of six chil...

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Beatrix Havergal MP (1901 - 1980)

Beatrix Havergal From Wikipedia 1901-1980) was an English horticulturist. In 1932 Beatrix Havergal founded Waterperry School of Horticulture, a residential horticultural college for women. Fo...

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William Cobbett MP (1763 - 1835)

William Cobbett From Wikipedia (9 March 1763 – 18 June 1835) was an English pamphleteer, farmer and journalist, who was born in Farnham, Surrey. He believed that reforming Parliament and...

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Andrew Coventry (deceased)

Andrew Coventry, born in 1764, was eldest son of George Coventry, minister of Stitchell in Roxburghshire. Through his mother, whose maiden name was Horn, he inherited the estate of Shanwell, near Kinro...

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Kathleen (Kitty) Letitia Lloyd Jones (1898 - 1978)

Kathleen Letitia Lloyd Jones, often known simply as Kitty, was a garden designer, active in the 20th century. Jones was born at Rotherslade House at Oystermouth on the Gower peninsula in Glamorgan, s...

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George Henry Hunt MP (1878 - 1912)

Mr George Henry Hunt Age: 33 years Last Residence: in Ashstead Surrey England Occupation: Gardener 2nd Class passenger First Embarked: Southampton on Wednesday 10th April 1912 Ticket No. ...

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Owen George Allum MP (1894 - 1912)

Titanic Name: Mr Owen George Allum Born: 1894 Age: 15 years Last Residence: at 22 Oswald Road, Southall London London England Occupation: Gardener 3rd Class passenger First Embarked: So...

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William Allum (c.1867 - d.)

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Harry James Veitch, Sir (1840 - 1924)

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Jane Margaret Fearnley-Whittingstall MP

Jane M. Fearnley-Whittingstall (née Lascelles) From Wikipedia: was born in Kensington, London in 1939. She is a writer and garden designer with a diploma in landscape architecture. She has...

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Daniel Grimwood, Jr. (1768 - 1822)

Plaintiff in trial about ostensibly stolen plants. British History article about Kensington Gardens

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Daniel Grimwood, Sr. (c.1725 - 1796)

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Frederick Law Olmsted, Jr. (1870 - 1957)

. Frederick Law Olmsted, Jr. (July 24, 1870 – December 25, 1957) was an American landscape architect best known for his wildlife conservation efforts. He had a lifetime commitment to national ...

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John Charles Olmsted (1852 - 1920)

John Charles Olmsted (1852-1920), the nephew and adopted son of Frederick Law Olmsted, was an American landscape architect. With his brother, Frederick Law Olmsted, Jr., he founded Olmsted Brothers, ...

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Philip Miller (1691 - 1771)

Philip Miller (1691-18 December 1771) Birth date: 1691 Birth Place: Either at Deptford or Greenwich Date of Death: 18 Dec 1771 Place of Death: Chelsea, London, England Burial Place: All S...

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John Tradescant, the Younger MP (1608 - 1662)

John Tradescant the Younger Birth date: 4 August 1608 Birth Place: Meopham, Kent Date of Death: 22 April 1662 Place of Death: London, England. He was buried beside his father in the churchyar...

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Beman Gates Dawes, U.S. Congress (1870 - 1953)

Beman Gates Dawes (January 14, 1870 – May 15, 1953) was a politician and oil executive who served two terms as a Republican Congressman from Ohio. Dawes, a descendant of American Revolution ...

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Louis Bromfield (1896 - 1956)

Louis BromfieldAmerican author born Dec. 27, 1896, Mansfield, Ohio, U.S. died March 18, 1956, Columbus, Ohio Main American novelist and essayist. The son of a farmer, Bromfield studied journali...

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Joseph Paxton MP (1803 - 1865)

Sir Joseph Paxton (3 August 1803 – 8 June 1865) was an English gardener and architect, best known for designing The Crystal Palace. Wife: Sarah Brown Child: Rosa Paxton Paxton was born in ...

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Nathaniel Bagshaw Ward (1791 - 1868)

Nathaniel Bagshaw Ward Birth date: 1791 Birth Place: London, England Date of Death: 4 June 1868 Place of Death: St. Leonards on Sea, East Sussex, England Burial "His grave at Norwood (gra...

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Casper Lochlies (deceased)

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Conrad Loddiges MP (1821 - d.)

Conrad Loddiges II Born : 1821 Place of Birth : Hackney, london Baptised 20 July 1821 son of George and Jane Loddiges Nurseryman at St. John Hackney Died : 1856 Place of Death : Hackney, Lo...

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George Loddiges, Snr MP (1786 - 1846)

Birth Date 1786 Birth Place Hackney, Middlesex Death Date 5 Jun 1846 Place of Death : Hackney, Middlesex Portrait can be seen in this article written by Rudolf Jenny in Lankestteriana 8(2): 43-...

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Joachim Conrad Loddiges MP (1738 - 1826)

Joachim Conrad Loddiges Birth date : 1738 Birth Place : Hildesheim, Germany Date of Death : 1826 Burial 20 Mar 1826 aged 88 – St. John at Hackney, Middlesex (address Church Street) Pla...

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Edward William Cooke MP (1811 - d.)

Edward William Cooke Date of Birth : 27/03/1811 Date of Death : 04/01/1880 Occupation: Artist and gardener Career : He was elected an Associate of the Royal Academy 03/11/1851 He was m...

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Robert Glendinning (1805 - 1862)

Robert Glendinning Variations of the name: Historical - Glendonwyn; Glenduningis There are many variations in the spelling of the name – Glendening; Gledowyn; Glendowyne; Glendonyn; Glendonw...

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Moses Cook (b. - 1715)

Moses Cook Birth date – Not known Birth Place – Date of Death – 1715 Place of Death – Parents Father – not known Mother – Marriage – ...

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Peter Collinson MP (1694 - 1768)

Peter Collinson F.R.S. Variations of the name – Origin of the name – Birth date – 14 Jan 1695 Bapt . 28 January 1694 Birth Place – Hugal Hall, Windewere, Westmorland...

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William Bradbery MP (1776 - 1860)

William Bradbery Variations of the name – Bradberry, Bradbury Origin of the name – Birth date – 11 July 1776 Birth Place – Didcott, Berkshire (now Oxfordshire), En...

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Jethro Tull, III MP (1674 - 1741)

Jethro Tull Birth date : 1674 Birth Place : Basildon, Berkshire, England Baptised : 30 March 1674, Basildon, Berkshire, England Date of Death : 21 February 1741 Place of Death : Prosperous Fa...

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John Abercrombie (1726 - 1806)

John Abercrombie the elder of 2 sons of John Abercrombie, market gardener at Prestonpans. [1] Variations of the name – Abercromby Origin of the name – Birth date – 1726 Bir...

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George Palmer (1862 - d.)

TENDED THE FAMOUS GRAPE VINE AT HAMPTON COURT ALSO BRED FUSCHIAS NAMING ONE EDITH PALMER AFTER WIFE.

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William Townsend Aiton (1766 - 1849)

William Townsend Aiton born at Kew 2 Feb 1766 – died 1849 St Anns, Kew Free BMD index Deaths Dec 1849 Aiton William Townsend REG District Westminster Vol1 Page 335 He entered school at Chiswic...

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William Aiton MP (c.1733 - 1793)

William Aiton (1731-1793) Gardener Variations of the name: – Aiton, Aitton, Ayton, Aytone, Aytoun, Eaton, Eyton, Aitoune Origin of the name: – Scottish: habitational name from Ayt...

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Edward Augustus Bowles (1865 - 1954)

Edward Augustus Bowles (1865-1954) Gussie" to his friends. Variations of the name – Origin of the name – Birth date – 14th May 1865 Birth Place – Myddelton House i...

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Mark Catesby (1682 - 1749)

Mark Catesby Variations of the name – Sketsby Origin of the name – Northampton, England and all the Catesbys in the 'Dictionary of National Biography may ultimately be traced to this ...

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Carolus Linnæus MP (1707 - 1778)

Da den store svenske botanikeren Carl von Linné besøkte Rørstad, Sørfold, Norway i 1732, forelsket han seg i Sara Johannesdatter Rasch , som han beskriver som en ung p...

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John Bassington (b. - c.1779)

Ancestry.co.uk UK & US Directories 1680-1830 Listed in Wakefield's Merchant and Tradesman's General Directory for London, [1790] WAKEFIELD, London Joihn Bassington 1776-1800 London Nursery man seeds ma...

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John Evelyn MP (1620 - 1706)

John Evelyn From Wikipedia John Evelyn (31 October 1620 – 27 February 1706) was an English writer, gardener and diarist. Evelyn's diaries or Memoirs are largely contemporaneous with thos...

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Thomas Jefferson, 3rd President of the United States of America MP (1743 - 1826)

Thomas Jefferson was part of the Committee of Five appointed by the Continental Congress to draft the Declaration of Independence and the main author. The others were John Adams, Roger Sherman, Robert ...

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Frederick Law Olmsted, Sr. MP (1822 - 1903)

Frederick Law Olmsted April 26, 1822-August 28, 1903 Parents: John Olmsted d. 1873 and Charlotte Law Hull d. 1826 Wife Mary Perkins Olmsted, widow of his brother John Olmsted Children: Adopted hi...

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Sir Uvedale Price 1st Baronet MP (c.1747 - 1829)

Sir Uvedale Price 1st Baronet Birth date: c 1747 Birth Place: Foxley, Yazor, Herefordshire, Engand Baptism: 14 April 1747 Date of Death: 14 Sep 1829 Foxley, Yazor, Herefordshire, Engand Place...

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Gertrude Jekyll MP (1843 - 1932)

"Undoubtedly the most famous gardener England has ever produced" - lived at Bramley House, Godalming - south of Guildford (near Farnham), Surrey. Gertrude Jekyll was born in 1843, the fourth (and sec...

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Robert Cecil, 1st Earl of Salisbury (c.1563 - 1612)

Wikipaedia Robert Cecil, 1st Earl of Salisbury, KG, PC (1 June 1563? – 24 May 1612), son of William Cecil, 1st Baron Burghley and Mildred Cooke. His half-brother was Thomas Cecil, 1st Earl of ...

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James Taplin (1831 - 1892)

There is some confusion regarding the James Taplin that went to America in 1868 The following traces the family through the years - I believe that the James Taplin who went to the USA and settled i...

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James Barnes MP (1806 - 1877)

James Barnes was baptised in 1806. He was the eldest son of a head gardener and began work (mainly weeding and bird scaring) at the age of five. His apprenticeship began under his father in 1814, and w...

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