Obituary: Mark Mattock of rose growing firm Mattock's Roses

Mark Mattock, who has died aged 89, was a talented rose grower who shared his skills across the continent.

The lifelong Oxfordshire resident was the great grandson of John Mattock, who founded John Mattock Roses, later Mattocks Roses, in Headington in the 1870s.

From an early age he was involved in the family business and looked after the mail order side of the company after the Second World War.

In later life he travelled the country and beyond as he became a judge for national and international competitions.

Read more at The Oxford Times

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