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The Last Market Gardener, Newsletter No 2, October 2010


Quarterly Badsey Society Heritage Lottery Fund Last Market Gardener Project newsletter distributed to the whole parish. Up to date information about the project’s progress including Terry Sparrow’s forthcoming book, Will Dallimore’s DVD and Jane Neill’s growing archive/museum collection. Contains a profile of a market gardening family, the Crane family, who moved to Badsey from Wickhamford in the 1870’s and whose descendants still live in the village. Article/photographs on development of Badsey Fields Lane. 200 years ago Joseph Jones owned the land now known as Stone Pippin Orchard but in 1890 it was put up for auction by the Byrd Family. In 1905 James Brewer sold some of the land to market gardeners who included William Wilkins; Augustine Dore; William Ballard; John Dore; Walter Harwood and Arthur Sears

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October 2010
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14.8 cm x 21 cm
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1 sheet of A4 paper folded to make A5-size leaflet
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The Badsey Society
Badsey Society records
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Collected for the Archive
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