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Royal Horticultural Society

Group  From 7/3/1804 

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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