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Closed and reference only rose nursery Listing last updated on 01 May 2012.
Flottbek, Hamburg 22607
Founded in 1795 by the Scotsman Jacob James Booth, the nursery was mainly a distributor of the novelties of the day. A price list 0f 1838 for trees and shrubs states that the nursery carried 1100 garden varieties of roses. It closed in 1884.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine" of September 1829 reports the double marriages on July 22: "At No. 2, Gilmore Place, Mr. Robert M'Farlane Richmond, merchant, Glasgow, to Eliza, only daughter of the late Mr James Booth, Floetbeek, Hamburgh; and at the same time, Mr. James Godify Booth, merchant, Hamburgh, to Eliza, eldest daughter of the late Mr Joseph Thommon, Edinburgh."