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Royal Horticultural Society

Categories: Gardens / Agriculture

Founded originally as "The Horticultural Society of London" by seven friends including Sir Joseph Banks, Sir Charles Greville (Emma Hamilton's lover) John Wedgwood (the eldest son of Josiah Wedgwood I) , gathered together in a room above Hatchards Bookshop in Piccadilly. It was created as a Learned Society. Its aims, amongst others, were to collect and exchange information about plants and to encourage the improvement of horticultural practice.

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Royal Horticultural Society

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Royal Horticultural Society

At Messrs. Hatchard's in a house on this site The Royal Horticultural Society...

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Susan Daniel Rose Bed

The Susan Daniel Rose Bed The roses in this flower bed are named after Susan ...

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Royal Horticultural Society

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Lawrence Hall - Baron Lambourne

The foundation stone of this building was laid 19th October 1926 by the Rt Ho...

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John Runtz

John Runtz

Born at 3 William Street, Kingsland Road. He became a Tunbridge Ware manufacturer, then a music teacher. He broadened his interests to the general education of working-class children and became the...

Person, Education, Gardens / Agriculture, Politics & Administration

1 memorial
Dovehouse Green

Dovehouse Green

Here we summarise the splendid London Gardens Online : Land given by Sir Hans Sloane in 1733 to serve the Chelsea Parish Church of St Luke's and became the King's Road Burial Ground.  1882 a mortu...

Place, Gardens / Agriculture, Religion

2 memorials
Harvey Hinds

Harvey Hinds

Harvey William Hinds, politician, clergyman and youth campaigner. Labour Southwark Councillor. Champion of Burgess Park and education, leisure and recreation. Elected to the Greater London Council ...

Person, Children, Gardens / Agriculture, Politics & Administration, Religion

1 memorial
Old Velho / First Jewish cemetery

Old Velho / First Jewish cemetery

From London Gardens Online : "The Sephardi Velho (Old) Cemetery opened in 1657, the first Jewish cemetery to be established with Oliver Cromwell's approval. The land was formerly part of a garden a...

Place, Gardens / Agriculture

2 memorials