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Three centuries of East Herefordshire farms and families

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Herefordshire with its beautiful countryside encompasses a remarkable heritage.  Remote and lacking mineral resources it escaped the ravages of the Industrial Revolution.  On the other hand the soil is largely fertile.  A happy result is that the farming families and their farms have had a continuity lacking elsewhere.  The first six chapters of this book in Part I describe farming in East Herefordshire from the early 18th to the early 21st centuries.  Despite its disastrous roads Herefordshire was already known nationally for its hops, cider and cattle in the 18th century,  In the 19th century and first half of the 20th century Hereford pedigree cattle provided the bloodlines for the beef herds of North and South America and Australia.  The historically important hopyards of East Herefordshire are making a recovery in the early 21st century.  Herefordshire cider has always been and still is renowned. .....  

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Author(s):
Jean I Currie
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Used: good
EAN-13:
9780956445520
Edition:
2018
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-13:
9780956445520
Number of items:
1
Number of pages:
407
Publisher:
Owlstone Press

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Herefordshire with its beautiful countryside encompasses a remarkable heritage.  Remote and lacking mineral resources it escaped the ravages of the Industrial Revolution.  On the other hand the soil is largely fertile.  A happy result is that the farming families and their farms have had a continuity lacking elsewhere.  The first six chapters of this book in Part I describe farming in East Herefordshire from the early 18th to the early 21st centuries.  Despite its disastrous roads Herefordshire was already known nationally for its hops, cider and cattle in the 18th century,  In the 19th century and first half of the 20th century Hereford pedigree cattle provided the bloodlines for the beef herds of North and South America and Australia.  The historically important hopyards of East Herefordshire are making a recovery in the early 21st century.  Herefordshire cider has always been and still is renowned. .....  

Added value:
Signed by author
Author(s):
Jean I Currie
Condition:
Used: good
EAN-13:
9780956445520
Edition:
2018
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-13:
9780956445520
Number of items:
1
Number of pages:
407
Publisher:
Owlstone Press

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