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by rwhoyle
03 Sep 2017, 07:43
Forum: Agricultural history
Topic: Essex War Agricultural Committee Records
Replies: 2
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Re: Essex War Agricultural Committee Records

Are we talking about First World war or Second World War? I don't think that any of the WWI records were ever transferred to the ministry, so if they survive at all they will be found in County Council Records and probably treated as sub-committee of the council (or in private deposits). For WWII, t...
by rwhoyle
26 Jun 2017, 18:36
Forum: Agricultural history
Topic: Eighteenth-century potatoes
Replies: 9
Views: 68814

Re: Eighteenth-century potatoes

Thanks Alan - useful stuff.
by rwhoyle
25 Jun 2017, 13:46
Forum: Agricultural history
Topic: Eighteenth-century potatoes
Replies: 9
Views: 68814

Eighteenth-century potatoes

References sought to experiments on growing potatoes in the eighteenth century, whether for human or animal consumption and especially potatoes being recommended as a food for the poor.