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Farewell Wendy Gillings and Thankyou

Wendy Gillings has stepped down from her role as Membership secretary of The Daffodil Society. Secretary Terry Braithwaite has thanked Wendy, on behalf of the Society, for all the work that she has done and also to thank her for … Continue reading

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Peter Barr Memorial Cup 2019 – Congratulations

Peter Barr Memorial Cup Presented in 1912 by the Trustees of the Peter Barr Memorial Fund in commemoration of Mr Peter Barr. The cup is awarded annually on the recommendation of the RHS Bulb Committee to someone who, in the … Continue reading

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Congratulations

Congratulations. 2019 RHS Master Growers Adrian and Ron Scamp have been named one of the 2019 RHS Master Growers. The scheme celebrates the work of the most impressive nurseries and growers in the UK and a special exhibition and display … Continue reading

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Spare RHS Daffodil Register 2008?

If anyone has an RHS Daffodil register they no longer require please contact Society judge Zara Evans who would love to replace hers. Please contact Zara at  

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Peter Barr – The Daffodil King in Tooting

An interesting project to celebrate Peter Barr is taking place in Tooting. Anyone interested in getting involved with this project should contact Geoff Simmonds.  My name is Geoff Simmons and I organise a ‘community history’ project in Tooting, south London … Continue reading

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Mid Southern Group – New Chairman

The Mid Southern Group is pleased to announce that Stafford Salt has agreed to take over as Chairman of the Daffodil Society – Mid Southern Group. His contact details are as follows: Mr Stafford Salt 46 Syke Ings Richings Park … Continue reading

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Funeral arrangements for the late Ian Johnson

The funeral will be held on Thursday 17 January 2019 at the church of St Mary and St Radegund, Postling, Near Folkstone Kent CT21 4EX. Family flowers only please.

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The Late Vic Coe – Obituary

Victor William Coe 05.06.1931 – 20.11.2018 He spent his childhood in the Suffolk countryside growing up against the backdrop of WW2, with his sister Hilda and brothers Jim and George. National Service saw him move to the city as an … Continue reading

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The late Ian Johnson

It is with great sadness that we report the passing of Ian Johnson. Ian was a great daffodil grower and a very successful exhibitor. He enjoyed the camaraderie of the daffodil world and was a keen competitor but always with … Continue reading

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Funeral arrangements for Mr Vic Coe

Thanks to Alex Burke for the following information The Funeral of Vic will take place at BREAKSPEAR  CREMATORIUM  RUISLIP ON MONDAY 10TH DECEMBER AT 12-45 and then after at the BARN HOTEL HA4 6JB (nr Ruislip underground station) DIRECTIONS TO … Continue reading

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