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by christophern
26 Jan 2018, 08:39
Forum: Agricultural history
Topic: Thomas Hardy and farm turnover in the 1830s
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Thomas Hardy and farm turnover in the 1830s

Hi. I'm helping an academic friend who is currently editing a collection of Thomas Hardy's 'Wessex Tales'. In the short story, 'Interlopers At the Knap', Hardy writes of one character: 'He was a large farmer. His turnover, as it is called, was probably thirty thousand pounds a year.' The story is se...