John Innes

Died aged c. 75

John Innes JP (20 January 1829 – 8 August 1904) was a British property developer and philanthropist. From the 1860s he developed Merton Park as a garden suburb in Merton, Surrey. In his will, he left funds and part of his estate at Merton for the establishment of a horticultural institute. This institute, the John Innes Centre, continues to bear his name today.

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John Innes 1829-1904 founder of the John Innes Horticultural Institute lived here

Rutlish School, Manor House, Watery Lane, Merton, London, United Kingdom where they lived