Category Archives: People

The late Mike Brook

It is with sadness that we hear of the death of Mike Brook. Mike passed away on Thursday 2 April at Norwich hospital suffering from Covid19. His family have also been infected with the virus and are at various stage … Continue reading

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The late Ron Parsons

We were saddened to hear that Ron Parsons had passed away earlier this month. Many members will remember Ron and his late wife Shirley attending The Daffodil Society show. Beautiful blooms with beautiful Italic labels! Under the present restrictions, the … Continue reading

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Newark Park daffodils

The Society’s editor Camilla Bassett Smith visited Newark Park, a National Trust property in Gloucestershire and sent these lovely photographs.

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Celebrations in Cumbria to celebrate the birth of William Wordsworth

A year of celebration is being planned to mark the 250th anniversary of the birth of William Wordsworth in 2020. Events include talks, poetry readings, presentations, and a big family reunion when the Wordsworth descendants will gather at Rydal Mount … Continue reading

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The Late Lt. Col. A. J. R. Pearson – Funeral Arrangements

John’s Service of Remembrance and Burial will take place on Thursday 2nd January 2020 11.30am at St Peter’s Church, Goldhanger, Maldon, CM9 8AS. Afterwards John’s family would be delighted if you would join them for refreshments at Goldhanger Village Hall, … Continue reading

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The Late Lt. Col. A. J. R. Pearson

It is with great sadness that we learn of the death of John Pearson. John created so many memorable and beautiful daffodils and his bi- coloured flowers still win international acclaim and admiration. With his late wife, Rosemary, he was … Continue reading

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The Late Ron Cox – funeral arrangements

It is with great sadness that we learn of the death of Ron Cox on Sunday 22nd September. Ron was a huge supporter of SEEDS and will be sadly missed. Our sincere condolences to his wife Pam and family. Gill … Continue reading

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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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