George Paul, (December 1841 - September 19, 1921)
Cheshunt, Hertfordshire, England
Not to be confused with George Paul (Sr.), brother of William Paul and father of George Paul. George Paul took over the nursery Paul & Son in Cheshunt upon his father's death in 1867. His breeding of roses is after this date.
George Laing Paul, son of George Paul Jr., attained his majority in 1890.
[From American Rose Annual
, 1922, facing p. 136:] George Paul, of Chesthunt, England. Mr. Paul introduced the first English Hybrid Tea rose, Chesthunt Hybrid, and many others. This photograph, made September 21, 1921, by Prof. E. A. White, shows him standing by his last introduction, Paul's Lemon-flowered Pillar. He died two weeks later at almost eighty years of age.
[From The Art of Gardening with Roses
, by Graham Stuart Thomas, p. 12:] George Paul of Cheshunt, England, is famous for several roses: 'Goldfinch'
, 'Paul's Lemon Pillar'
, 'Tea Rambler'
[From The Quest for the Rose, by Roger Phillips and Martyn Rix, p. 140:] Paul & Son of Cheshunt, Hertfordshire, was founded by Adam Paul in 1806. By 1872, his grandson George Paul was the owner and introduced an early Hybrid Tea: 'Cheshunt Hybrid'.
[From Roll Call: The Old Rose Breeder, by Brent C. Dickerson, p. 392:]
Of the firm "Paul & Son"
The Old Nurseries
Cousin of W. Paul
Lived December, 1841 - September 18, 1921
[From The Graham Stuart Thomas Rose Book, p. 11:] George Paul was a nephew of William Paul, the great rosarian.