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by neathouse
21 Aug 2018, 18:18
Forum: Agricultural history
Topic: Nurserymen & Seedsmen of c.1750 to 1850 England viz Newcastle to London connections
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Re: Nurserymen & Seedsmen of c.1750 to 1850 England viz Newcastle to London connections

three books which may help: John Harvey, early nurserymen, 1974 John Harvey, Early Gardening catalogues,1972 John Harvey, Early Horticultural catalogues, [pamphlet, U. of Bath, 1973]. and Ag Hist Rev, v38, pt II, 1990, Garden seeds in England before the late 18th century, II. the trade in seeds. Mal...
by neathouse
13 Jul 2017, 21:19
Forum: Agricultural history
Topic: Eighteenth-century potatoes
Replies: 6
Views: 23698

Re: Eighteenth-century potatoes

Richard Richard- the earliest reference to eating potatoes in the Old bailey records is: Ann Wentland, Mary Harvey, Theft > pocketpicking, 19th April 1732. Reference Number: t17320419-7 Archibald Paydon . Ann Wentland was at my House, the Black-Lion in Petticoat-Lane, from 11 o'Clock in the Morning ...