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Ray George Andrew Davies

horticulturist , water gardening company executive

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.

Membership

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

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Shooting, swimming.

Connections

father:
Sidney Thomas Davies

mother:
Marguarete (Martin) Davies