George Yeld

Died aged c. 93

George Yeld (1845–1938) was a schoolmaster, climber, explorer and hybridiser of daylilies and irises. He was a member of the Alpine Club and editor of the Alpine Journal. Much of his climbing and exploration was conducted with volcanologist Tempest Anderson and he published reports of his exploits and produced introductory books on Latin for scholars. Yeld received the Victoria Medal of Honour from the Royal Horticultural Society in 1925.

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George Yeld 1845-1838 Horticulturalist, Explorer, Educator RHS Victoria Medal of Honour 1925 Schoolmaster at St. Peter’s School (52 years) lived here

29 Clifton , York, United Kingdom where they lived