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Aislabie, William

Michael Symes.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; History of Agriculture; Agriculture and Farming; Architecture. 1770 words.

Aislabie, William (1699/1700–1781), landscape designer and landowner, was probably born at Studley Royal in the West Riding of Yorkshire, the son of John Aislabie (1670–1742), politician,...

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Amherst [formerly Tyssen-Amherst], Alicia Margaret [married name Alicia Margaret Cecil, Lady Rockley]

Jason Tomes.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Agriculture and Farming; Art Education; Architecture. 953 words.

Amherst [formerly Tyssen-Amherst], Alicia Margaret [married name Alicia Margaret Cecil, Lady Rockley] (1865–1941), garden historian, was born on 30 July 1865 at Didlington Hall, Didlington,...

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Blaikie, Thomas

Suki Urquhart.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Agriculture and Farming; Landscape Art and Architecture. 1153 words.

Blaikie, Thomas (1751–1838), landscape gardener and plant collector, was born at Corstorphine Hill, Edinburgh, on 2 March 1751, the youngest in the family of two sons and two daughters of...

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Bulley, Arthur Kilpin

Brenda McLean.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online October 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Landscape Art and Architecture; Agriculture and Farming. 1628 words.

Bulley, Arthur Kilpin (1861–1942), cotton broker and gardener, was born at Montpellier Lodge, Montpellier Crescent, New Brighton, Cheshire, on 10 January 1861, the fourth son and thirteenth...

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Busch, John

Michael Symes.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Agriculture and Farming; Landscape Art and Architecture; Architecture. 1218 words.

Busch, John (c. 1730–1795), nurseryman and landscape gardener, was born at Lüneburg, Hanover. Christened Johann, he later signed himself Johann Busch, John Busch, or John Bush. The family...

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Conyngham, William Burton

James Kelly.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Agriculture and Farming; Architecture; UK Politics. 1719 words.

Conyngham, William Burton (1733–1796), politician and improver, was born William Burton in 1733, the second son of Francis Burton (1696–1743), politician and landowner, of Buncraggy, co....

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Downing, Andrew Jackson

David Schuyler.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Agriculture and Farming. 2050 words.

Downing, Andrew Jackson (31 October 1815–28 July 1852), nurseryman and landscape gardener, was born in Newburgh, New York, the son of Samuel Downing, a wheelwright turned nurseryman, and...

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Emes, William

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Landscape Art and Architecture; Architecture; Agriculture and Farming. 587 words.

Emes, William (1729/30–1803), landscape designer and gardener, whose early life is obscure, took up the post of head gardener to Sir Nathaniel Curzon at Kedleston, Derbyshire, on 8...

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Fish [née Townshend], Margery

Catherine Horwood.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online October 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Agriculture and Farming; Landscape Art and Architecture. 1582 words.

Fish [née Townshend], Margery (1892–1969), gardener and author, was born at 16 Eastbank, Stamford Hill, London, on 5 August 1892, the second of the four daughters of Ernest Townshend (d....

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Fuller, Francis

Hermione Hobhouse.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Agriculture and Farming. 937 words.

Fuller, Francis (1807–1887), surveyor and land agent, was born in Coulsdon, Surrey, on 29 June 1807, the son of John and Sarah Sayer Fuller. His father was then a substantial farmer, but by...

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