Posts tagged: Charles Isham

I is for Charles Isham

Sir Charles Isham

Sir Charles Isham was a member of the landed aristocracy who lived a fairly blameless life tending his gardens, other than that he is also credited with introducing the ornamental gnome to the gardens of Britain.

Isham was born in 1819 at the family estate of Lamport Hall in Northamptonshire, the manor house built by his wealthy wool merchant forebear, John Isham, in 1568 Read more ›››

I is for Charles Isham

Sir Charles Isham

Sir Charles Isham was a member of the landed aristocracy who lived a fairly blameless life tending his gardens, other than he is credited with introducing the ornamental gnome to the gardens of Britain.

Isham was born in 1819 at the family estate of Lamport Hall in Northamptonshire, the manor house built by his wealthy wool merchant forebear, John Isham, in 1568. Read more ›››