Denomination: Church of England
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.