Category Archives: People

The Late Mrs Wendy Akers – Funeral Arrangements

The non-religious funeral service to celebrate the life of Wendy Akers will take place on Friday 25 August 2017 at 2:20pm at Wakefield Crematorium, Standbridge Lane, Wakefield, WF4 3JA. All present are warmly invited by Wendy’s family to join them … Continue reading

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The Late Mrs Wendy Akers

It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Wendy Akers on Saturday 5th August 2017. Wendy loved daffodils.  She grew daffodils, showed daffodils, judged daffodils, fell in love with species , enjoying many daffodil hunting expeditions with husband … Continue reading

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The Late Mrs Pam Burr

It is with sadness that we announce the death of Pam Burr, wife of the late Noel Burr. Pam died on Thursday 27th July 2017. Her funeral will be held at Tunbridge Wells crematorium on Wednesday 16 August 2017 at … Continue reading

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The Late Noel Burr

It is with sadness that we report that Noel Burr died on Tuesday 6 June 2017. Noel’s love for daffodils produced some outstanding flowers including Cherry Gardens 2W-GPP, Saxonbury 2 Y-Y and Dunstan’s Fire !Y-O for which he was awarded … Continue reading

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Editor’s email. Change of address

Please note, that from 1 June 2017, you should contact our Editor Camilla Bassett-Smith on the following email Please delete her freeserve address as this will expire at the end of May.

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The Late Richard Brook

It is with sadness that we record the death of Richard Brook. Richard’s main interest in daffodils was as a hybridiser but many of the flowers that he bred were never made available. The one flowered he registered remains a … Continue reading

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The late Kees Breed 1938-2017

It is with sadness that we learn of the death of Cornelius Petrus Jozef Breed, well known to many as Kees. A modest, quiet man Kees had a great love for daffodils and tulips as can be seen from the … Continue reading

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The Late Irene Austin

It is with sadness that we hear of the death of Irene Austin on 18 March 2017. Irene, the wife of Fred Austin, was a warm, generous hearted woman with a lovely sense of humour. Her laugh often preceded her and despite her … Continue reading

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Gill Griffin correct email address

Please note that Gill Griffin’s address is incorrectly printed in the Journal. The correct address is . Apologies for the error.

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The George Tarry Award 2017

At the 2017 Annual General Meeting the President of the Daffodil Society Jackie Petherbridge presented Show secretary Gill Griffin with the George Tarry Award. Gill’s workload was doubled last year with the launch of the Daffodil Society late competition at … Continue reading

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