BOOK DERBY HOTELS

Featured Destination

September 2019: Autumn in the Southern Chilterns

We feel an autumn break should be about embracing the beauty of the season rather than trying to escape it in the search for year-round ...More
More Uk destinations

Constance Spry
- Favourite Briton.

Born in Derby, Derbyshire
Born on 5th of December 1886
Died on 3rd of January 1960

Born 1886. Died 1960 - English cookery writer and flower arranger.

Began working with flowers during 1920s. Became chairman of the Constance Spry Flower School. Adviser on flower decoration for coronation of Elizabeth II. Joint Principal of Cordon Bleu Cookery School, London. Wrote The Constance Spry Cookbook (1956) and many books on flower arranging.

More famous Britons here

Contributors: Do you have a site related to Constance Spry?
Supply some content for this page and we will gladly add a link to your site. Email here.

5490 views since 7th February 2007

Brit Quote:
To sentence a man of true genius, to the drudgery of a school is to put a racehorse on a treadmill - Samuel Taylor Coleridge
More Quotes

On this day:
Coronation of King George I - 1714, First Edition of Sunday Times - 1822, Battle of Navarino - 1827, Big Ben Winched into Place - 1858
More dates from British history

click here to view all the British counties

County Pages