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by Tony Pratt
24 Mar 2019, 21:51
Forum: Agricultural history
Topic: 18th Century Recipe Booklet - for cows
Replies: 9
Views: 8755

Re: 18th Century Recipe Booklet - for cows

Hi Kelly, I would be very interested in seeing a copy of the recipe book, it would be very relevant to my Winchester research on the nineteenth century Cattle Plague epidemic. Even if it doesn't specifically deal with Murrain, I am pretty sure early remedies are going to make an appearance in the th...
by Tony Pratt
26 Oct 2018, 13:26
Forum: Agricultural history
Topic: Cattle Plague / Rinderpest Memorials
Replies: 2
Views: 6908

Re: Cattle Plague / Rinderpest Memorials

Hi Nutmeg, Thank you very much, I hadn't found these, much appreciated. I recently found that the Mucclestone memorial has been moved, Hall (Hall, Sherwin A The Great Cattle Plague of 1865 Brit Vet Jour (1966). 122) noted that " This memorial stone still stands on a farm in Market Drayton, Shropshir...
by Tony Pratt
10 Oct 2018, 16:50
Forum: Agricultural history
Topic: Cattle Plague / Rinderpest Memorials
Replies: 2
Views: 6908

Cattle Plague / Rinderpest Memorials

According to Spinage "After the Plague was over 'a number of memorial stones and placques [sic] were erected around the country' [Spinage, C Cattle Plague:A History (New York, Springer, 2003), 192]. I know about, and have seen, the one at Water Eaton in NE Wiltshire and I am aware of two others, one...
by Tony Pratt
10 Oct 2018, 16:40
Forum: Agricultural history
Topic: Murrain
Replies: 10
Views: 27353

Re: Murrain

Hi Alan, Greenwood beat me to the post by about an hour lol. I was fascinated to see that your reference was to a farming diary from Wiltshire albeit in 1830. I am currently researching the 1865-7 Cattle Plague and farming diaries will, hopefully, form one of the information sources I can use. I had...