Nursery established 1860 by William Paul (1822 - 1905). Roses introduced by his successors after 1906 are listed as bred by William Paul and Son.
[From The Gardener's Chronicle
, October 13, 1860, p. 907:] The "Old" Nurseries, Cheshunt, Herts. George Paul, eldest son of, and many years partner with, the late Adam Paul, and of late years the senior partner in the firm of A. Paul & soon, respectfully informs the public that the PARTNERSHIP IS NOW DISSOLVED, and that in future GEORGE PAUL will carry on business in Cheshunt Street, as usual, under the name of PAUL & SON. G. PAUL earnestly solicits a continuance of the kind and liberal patronage so long bestowed on the late firm. Address PAUL & SON, the "Old" Nurseries, Cheshunt, Herts.
WE, THE UNDERSIGNED, hereby give notice that the Partnership hitherto existing between GEORGE PAUL and WILLIAM PAUL, Nurserymen and Seedsmen, of Cheshunt, carrying on business in the name of "A. PAUL & SON," is this day dissolved. Communications intended for GEORGE PAUL should in future be addressed "PAUL & SON, the Old Nurseries, Cheshunt Street, Herts., N." Communications intended for WILLIAM PAUL should be addressed "WILLIAM PAUL, Cheshunt Nurseries, Waltham Cross, N.," Nurseries, Cheshunt, Herts, Sept. 29. GEORGE PAUL WILLIAM PAUL
[From American Rose Annual
, 1922, p. 134:] I was cordially received by Mr. Arthur Paul of the firm of Wm. Paul & Son
[From Old Roses
(Keays), p. 204:] Arthur William Paul, F.R.H.S.
Succeeded by Chaplin Bros., Waltham Cross, by 1924.
[From A Rose Odyssey, p. 117:] The Paul firms have been succeeded by Chaplin Brothers, composed of W. E. Chaplin and his seven sons.
[From Dictionary of British and Irish Botanists and Horticulturists, by Ray Desmond, 1994, p. 540:] Paul, Arthur William (fl. 1870s-1910s) Nurseryman, Waltham Cross, Herts. Specialized in roses.