Code = DIC---
DICKSON, A. (Alexander)
(1801 - )
(1832 - 1914), son of Alexander
, son of Alexander
DICKSON, Alexander II
(1857 - 1949), son of George, started 1872, retired 1930
DICKSON, George II
, son of George
DICKSON, Alexander III
(1893 - October 15, 1975), son of Alexander II, retired ca. 1958
DICKSON, Alexander Patrick (Patrick)
(1926 - ), son of Alexander III
DICKSON Nurseries Ltd.
, son of Patrick
County Down, Northern Ireland
DICKSON & Co.
[From The Complete Book of Roses, Bush Roses and Standards, by Sean McCann, p. 126:] In recent years the Dickson output of roses has tended to be in the pink-orange and yellow categories, and have always been widely appreciated. They are renowned for their flower power, producing lots of blooms right through the year...
[From The Ultimate Rose Book, by Stirling Macoboy, p. 224:] Dickson's had a fire in their offices in 1921 and the records of the breeding of their roses up to then were all destroyed.
[From The Makers of Heavenly Roses, by Jack Harkness, p. 56:] Alexander [Dickson] III died at home on 15 October, 1975...
[From Roll Call: The Old Rose Breeder, p. 122:]
Lived c. 1851-1949
Brother of Hugh Dickson
Nursery at Newtownards founded in 1836 by father (also Alexander; c. 1801-1880)
[Ibid, p. 127:]
Royal Nurseries (founded 1869)
Lived c. 1831-1904
Brother of Alexander Dickson