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Advolly Richmond



Affiliation: Independent Researcher; Trustee of The Shropshire Parks and Gardens Trust and the Welsh Historic Gardens Trust.

Location: Shrewsbury, West Midlands


Research Description: Documenting the history of plants, people and places connected to historic gardens and landscapes. I am currently researching Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown’s landscapes in Shropshire and North Wales, Harare Botanical Gardens, Rev. Thomas Birch Freeman, 19th century African Botanical Stations. BAME gardeners and plant collectors.

Research Keywords: Garden history, historic landscape/gardens, African botanic stations, BAME gardeners and plant collectors.

Publications: Various articles in journals.


Twitter: @advollyr