John Rea, Florist of Kinlet, 1605(?)-1677 – Brian Stephens

Brian Stephens describes the life of John Rea from Norton’s End, Kinlet. This 17th century plantsman spent over 40 years collecting and cultivating garden plants and fruit trees, amassing a large collection and publishing books about his work. (From the Wyre Forest Study Group’s REVIEW 2012).


Published 2nd January 2014 at 2:46 pm