Category Archives: People

Peter Barr blue plaque unveiling on Saturday 21 September at 2pm

Get ready for Blooming Tooting’ Thousands of people attended the spectacular Tooting Community Fun Day and  found out about the remarkable daffodil growing history in this part of the Wandle Valley. All ages joined Summerstown182 volunteers in making floral tributes … Continue reading

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The Late Dr Peter Ramsay

It is with great sadness that we hear of the death of Dr Peter Ramsay on July 20 2019. Peter was a Vice-President and Life Member of the National Daffodil Society of New Zealand and long standing Vice-President, friend and … Continue reading

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The Late Dave Vivash

It is with sadness that we hear of the death of Dave Vivash on 6 July after a long illness. Dave was a keen grower and exhibitor known by many in the South East of England and at The Daffodil … Continue reading

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The Late Mike Burrell with funeral details

It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Mike Burrell on 7th July. A lovely, kind and gentle man and a great lover of daffodils. He was a familiar figure at the Society flower show and shows … Continue reading

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The Late Sandra Baxter – A Tribute

This family tribute was given at Sandra’s funeral service on the 28th May Sandra was born on the 5th of December 1945 at the White Heather Nursing Home in Southport. She went to the Tower Dene School until the age … Continue reading

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The Late Sandra Baxter – Funeral Arrangements

The funeral for Sandra will be held on Tuesday 28 May at 2pm at Harwood Park Crematorium, Watton Road, Stevenage, Herts SG2 8XT The family would like you to dress in non funeral attire. Then afterwards to The Three Horseshoes … Continue reading

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DS Life Member and former Chairman Jan Dalton honoured

Jan Dalton (far right) and Dr David Willis  receiving their brass plaques from George Anderson MBE, renowned gardener, RHS judge and TV gardening personality. Caroline Thomson Director of the Backhouse Heritage and Education centre is also in the picture. The … Continue reading

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The Late Sandra Baxter

It is with great sadness that I inform the sudden passing of Sandra Baxter this morning (29 April). Our thoughts are with Michael and family at this time. Details of the funeral arrangements will be posted once they are available. … Continue reading

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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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