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Fruit picking

What have these men been picking? The ladder suggests plums and damsons. Left to right: Charles Mason of 32 Pitchers Hill, Arthur Davis, John Field of 71 Pitchers Hill, unknown, John Newbury, unknown.

The picture dates from the early twentieth century and belonged to Fred Mason. We are grateful to his daughter Val Harman who lent it to us. See also the article Edwardian Wickhamford.