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The Last Market Gardener, Newsletter No 6, October 2011


Quarterly Badsey Society Heritage Lottery Fund Last Market Gardener Project newsletter distributed to the whole parish. Contains a profile of a market gardening family, the Jones family, and photographs of their properties. Article/photographs on development of Bowers Hill including Bowers Hill Farm which was bought in 1905 and developed by John Idiens & Sons Limited. Information on the inhabitants of 1-10 Bowers Hill including Mary Huxley and Richard Hardiman; George and Louisa Cole; Walter and Rose Jones; Harry and Annie Jelfs; Francis and Elizabeth Chamberlain; William and Frances Langfield; Frederick and Caroline Jelfs; Charles and Mary Smith; Jesse and Mary Davis and Benjamin and Amelia Kilby. Article on the present day Hornsfield Nurseries in Willersey Road which also owns Sandylands Nurseries and Springhill Nurseries.

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October 2011
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1 sheet of A4 paper folded to make A5-size leaflet
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