"The Major" of Trebah Garden dies leaving lasting legacy in Cornwall landscape

The decorated war veteran who restored and revived Trebah Garden in Cornwall, Major James Hibbert, has died, aged 96.

by Sarah Cosgrove
Major Hibbert with his wife Eira in Trebah Garden
Major Hibbert with his wife Eira in Trebah Garden

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