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Tullett’s Nursery, Waltham Abbey

Alice & Edward started the nursery after the 1st World War at the same time they built a Bungalow at 115 Honey Lane, this was on 1/2 Acre of land on which he also grew all fruit trees possible & vegetable & flowers, very self supporting. My father Ted worked for him on the Nursery until I was born in 1937 when he must have sold the place. I’m not sure if he was the owner or leased... 

Lea Valley Nurseries

By the 1930s the Lea Valley had a higher concentration of greenhouses than anywhere else in the world. Below are just three examples of the companies who helped make this happen: Rochford`s No programme on the Lea Valley nursery industry would be complete without the inclusion of the Rochford family. Michael Rochford, the father of Thomas, Joseph and Edward, left Ireland in 1840 and developed his skills...