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Beryl Wood was born and brought up in Kent. As a young woman she worked as secretary to the pioneering obstetrician Dr Grantly Dick-Read in Johannesburg, and on her employer's return to England her responsibilities included running the market garden interests near Petersfield.Later her career spanned pest control, caravans and catering, managing a uniquely women-only private car-hire firm and, finally, restaurant work. Beryl Wood died in 1975.

Let's Preserve It Beryl Wood

Introducing Square Peg Cookery Classics The book that Nigella Lawson turns to for jam recipes - THE classic book of jam, preserve and chutney recipes making.

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