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Forget-Me-Not Florist

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Alfred Romary’s bakery began at 26 Church Road, Tunbridge Wells in 1862. When HM Queen Victoria visited on 23rd December 1876, it was likely full of Christmas flowers and wreaths. The Royal Warrant for hand made wafers ended in 1981, after a final batch for Charles and Diana’s wedding. Production had moved to Glasgow and become too large scale.

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Hazle Ceramics
Florist at Christmas
Limited Painting of 50
Created for Christmas 2014
on Tunbridge Wells
With added 22ct gold

 The 1700s frontage is over a 1500s oak frame. No 26’s bakery began in the cellar, with the store up the steps.

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 Could these Christmas stockings in a real-life florist’s display belong to Alfred’s ten children at Romary House!

 A scene of The Pantiles on a Romary’s biscuit tin.

 The Pantiles, originally clay paving given by Queen Anne in 1700 after her son fell in mud, were replaced by stone slabs in 1800. This renowned, tree-lined area grew up by a spa spring discovered in 1606.

 Queen Victoria’s Lion & Unicorn arms on a Romary’s woodcut, adopted by every British monarch since she came to the throne in 1837.

 Victoria aged 57, two months before her visit to the Romary bakery in 1876, the year she was made Empress of India.

 Lion & Unicorn in colour.

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