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This was the family business, founded in 1795. It prospered for many years, growing and selling nursery stock to other businesses, the government, and to the general public. It ceased trading in 1984 and the garden centre business was sold to Country Gardens PLC, although the company was not officially dissolved until 1994.
- The old florist’s shop – the shop had a wonderful cellar
I plan to write a series of articles about John Jefferies & Son and will list them on this index page.