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Ray George Andrew Davies

Ray George Andrew Davies, British horticulturist, water gardening company executive. Member International Water Lily Society (founder, life), Water Lily Society Maryland United States of America, (director since 1986).; Member Church of England.

Background

  • Davies, Ray George Andrew was born on October 15, 1939 in Crewe, Chesire, England. Son of Sidney Thomas and Marguarete (Martin) Davies.

  • Education

    • 1 child from previous marriage, Sarah Lisa. National Council on the Humanities, Celyn College, 1963. Trainee horticulturalist Crewe Parks, Cheshire, 1955-1962.

      Assistant head gardener Reaseheath College, Nantwich, 1963-1965. Principal Davies Enterprises, Shavington, Crewe, 1965-1970, Stapeley Water Gardens Ltd., since 1970. Managing director, chairman Stapeley Water Gardens Ltd., Stapeley Nantwich, Cheshire.

      Managing director Perrys Hardy Plant Farm Ltd., Enfield, since 1976, Proops Manufacturing Ltd., Burton-on-Trent, since 1980.

    Career

    • Chairman Hop Trust Charity Multiple Sclerosis, Crewe, 1985.

    Works

    • Author: (with others) The Stapeley Book of Water Gardens, 1985, Collins Guide to Water Lilies and Other Aquatic Plants, 1989. Chairman Hop Trust Charity Multiple Sclerosis, Crewe, 1985.

    Religion

    Denomination: Church of England

    Membership

    Member International Water Lily Society (founder, life), Water Lily Society Maryland United States of America, (director since 1986). Member Church of England.

    Personality

    Interests

    Shooting, swimming.

    Connections

    • father: Sidney Thomas Davies
    • mother: Marguarete (Martin) Davies
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    Born October 15, 1939
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