Donning, Strafford (1906 -1985)

Strafford Donning was born 21 September 1906 on Merseyside. He owned a successful fruit company in Liverpool, which he eventually sold for £100,000. An expert on orchids, he had the oncidium Strafford Donning named in his honour. He was a member of the Liverpool Athenaeum. On 27 February 1985 he died at his home in Birkenhead.

Seat / Residence(s): Birkenhead, Cheshire
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Donning, Strafford (Stamp 1) Monogram: S D