March 22, 2023

Who is Rosemary Froy? David Bellamy’s Wife; Bio, Wiki, Age, Husband, Children, Family, Net Worth

Rosemary Froy Bio, Wiki

Rosemary Froy is the wife of British botanist, a British Botanist, TV personality, scientist and conservationist. He is reported to have died on Wednesday, December 11th, 2019.

David Bellamy’s Wife (Rosemary Froy)

David Bellamy met his future wife while working in a technical colled in Surrey. married his wife Rosemary Froy in 1959. Bellamy lived with his wife Rosemary in the Pennines, in County Durham.

Rosemary Froy Children

Rosemary and Bellamy had 5 children together, two sons and three daughters. Four of the 5 children were adopted after Rosemary suffered five miscarriages. The children are Henrietta Bellamy, Eoghain Bellamy, Brighid Bellamy, Rufus Bellamy, and Hannah Bellamy.

David Bellamy Death

Bellamy initially worked in a sweet factory and as a plumber before embarking on his broadcasting career. His scientific career began when he got a job in the biology department of a technical college in Surrey, he told BBC Radio 4’s Desert Island Discs programme in 1978. 

Bellamy gained public recognition for his work as an environmental consultant over the Torrey Canyon oil spill when a tanker was shipwrecked off the coast of Cornwall in 1967. He went on to present programmes such as Don’t Ask Me, Bellamy On Botany, Bellamy’s Britain, Bellamy’s Europe and Bellamy’s Backyard Safari.

In 1979 he won Bafta’s Richard Dimbleby Award, for the best presenter of factual programmes. His distinctive voice also inspired comedian Sir Lenny Henry’s catchphrase “grapple me grapenuts”.

David Bellamy died on Wednesday, December 11th, 2019 at the age of 86. His death was confirmed in a statement by the Conservation Foundation, which David Bellamy was co-founder and President.

The foundation’s director David Shreeve said: “Sadly, I have to report that David Bellamy died this morning. David and I worked together on a variety of projects in various places since launching The Conservation Foundation in 1982.

“He was a larger-than-life character who became a very special friend and teacher. He inspired a whole generation with his wide range of interests and enthusiasm which knew no bounds.

“The Conservation Foundation was very special to him and so today is very sad for all of us.”