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Allen [née Gill], Marjory, Lady Allen of Hurtwood

Hal Moggridge.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Landscape Art and Architecture; Architecture; Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates. 1209 words.

Allen [née Gill], Marjory, Lady Allen of Hurtwood (1897–1976), landscape architect and promoter of child welfare, was born on 10 May 1897 at Hazelstubbs, Gravel Hill, Bexleyheath, the...

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Bampfylde, Coplestone Warre

Philip White.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Drawing and Pastels; Painting; Landscape Art and Architecture. 948 words.

Bampfylde, Coplestone Warre (1720–1791), landscape painter and garden designer, was born on 28 February 1720 at Hestercombe House, Kingston, Taunton, great-grandson of Sir Coplestone...

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Barron, William

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Landscape Art and Architecture; Architecture. 511 words.

Barron, William (1805–1891), landscape gardener, was born on 7 September 1805 in Eccles, Berwickshire, the son of John Barron, gardener, and his wife, Betty Johnston. (The year of his birth...

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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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Bridgeman [Bridgman], Charles

Peter Willis.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Landscape Art and Architecture; Architecture. 2694 words.

Bridgeman [Bridgman], Charles (d. 1738), landscape gardener, was possibly of East Anglian origin. Nothing is known of his parentage or education, although there is some speculation that his...

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Brown, Lancelot [known as Capability Brown]

John Phibbs.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Landscape Art and Architecture. 3537 words.

Brown, Lancelot [known as Capability Brown] (bap. 1716, d. 1783), landscape gardener and architect, was baptized on 30 August 1716 at St Wilfrid's Church, Kirkharle, Northumberland, the...

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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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Caesar, Mary

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Landscape Art and Architecture. 3 words.

See Caesar, Charles

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Cane, Stephen Percival [Percy]

Charlotte Johnson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Landscape Art and Architecture. 1107 words.

Cane, Stephen Percival [Percy] (1881–1976), garden designer and writer, was born on 20 September 1881 at High Street, Braintree, Essex, the eldest of the five children of William Stephen...

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