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The Last Market Gardener, Newsletter No 7, January 2012


Quarterly Badsey Society Heritage Lottery Fund Last Market Gardener Project newsletter distributed to the whole parish. Investigation on a branch of the Jones family instigated by descendant John Haines of Chapel Street. Information on the compiling of the DVD and photograph of market gardener George Keen. Contains a profile of a market gardening family, the Sears family, originally from Wickhamford. Article/photographs on development of Sands Lane formerly Sand Field/Lane and sold by Edward Wilson, Lord of the Manor, to George Byrd in 1866. In 1889 and 1893 further land in Sands Lane was sold by John Jones and trustees of John Pickup Lord for housing and later the Recreation Ground and plant nursery.

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January 2012
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1 sheet of A4 paper folded to make A5-size leaflet
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