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BENTALL, John A. [Joseph H. and Florence Pemberton 's gardener since 1920]
BENTALL, Ann (Anne): The widow of the Rev. Pemberton's gardener.
[From Modern Roses II, p. 19:] J.A. Bentall, Havering, Romford, Essex, England. (Successor to J.H. Pemberton)
[From A Heritage of Roses, by Hazel le Rougetel, p. 117:] In 1932, contrary to belief that it was a sport, [Ann Bentall] bred 'The Fairy' from 'Paul Crampel', a dwarf pompom and 'Lady Gay', the Edwardian rambler.
[From Botanica's Roses, p. 677:] Bentall was active in the 1920s and the 1930s in Essex, following Pemberton...
[From A Hillside of Roses, by Susan Irvine, p. 163:] 'Autumn Delight' was bred by Pemberton's long-time assistant and beneficiary, John Bentall.