Use Places & People to search over 6,600 parks and gardens in the UK and 2,100 biographies of people associated with them. Image location: Bedgebury National Pinetum

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Image location: Powis Castle

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Image location: Cirencester Abbey

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Browse People by Role

Lists people with historical associations with parks and gardens by their role or involvement.

  • Architects and Designers

    Lists people whose role in parks and gardens was: Architect, Designer, Landscape Architect or Landscape Designer

  • Artists, Builders and Creators

    Lists people whose role in parks and gardens was: Builder, Creator, Engineer, Artist or Sculptor

  • Botanical Specialists

    Lists people whose role in parks and gardens was: Agriculturalist, Botanist, Curator, Plant Hunter / Collector

  • Gardeners and Growers

    Lists people whose role in parks and gardens was: Gardener, Head Gardener, Forester or Nurseryman

  • Historical Owners and Managers

    Lists people whose role in parks and gardens was: Owner or Landlord, Benefactor, Tenant, Trustee, Manager or Land Agent

  • Other Professionals

    Lists people whose role in parks and gardens was: Advisor, Conservator, Conservationist, Archaeologist, Historian, Surveyor or Writer

  • Other

    Lists people whose role in parks and gardens was: Opener, Improver, Park Keeper / Ranger or Other