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by rwhoyle
03 Feb 2020, 16:00
Forum: Agricultural history
Topic: Pilgrim Fathers - Seeds
Replies: 1
Views: 3027

Re: Pilgrim Fathers - Seeds

I am not sure that I can really advise on this in the depth that you wish. The question seems to break down into several parts. i. I think that the food on board would have been pretty thin stuff: bread, biscuit, cheese, weevils. I would doubt if there was anything on board to be eaten that was fres...
by rwhoyle
18 Sep 2019, 20:55
Forum: Agricultural history
Topic: Livestock survey 1866
Replies: 3
Views: 6383

Re: Livestock survey 1866

National Archives MAF 68. These are the analysis sheets prepared from the original census forms. They give the statistics for each census parish. I will send you some photos so you can see what you are up against.
Richard
by rwhoyle
28 Aug 2019, 21:45
Forum: Agricultural history
Topic: The Land Utilisation Survey of Britain ed L. D. Stamp
Replies: 2
Views: 4958

Re: The Land Utilisation Survey of Britain ed L. D. Stamp

I agree, but due diligence has to be done in case someone is out there and proves to be difficult when they discover what we have done.

BTW, I am not sure that Americans talk of bottoms in quite the way you mention. I think the word is [type of donkey]!
by rwhoyle
26 Aug 2019, 15:12
Forum: LibRAL
Topic: The land Utlisation Survey of Britain, ed L. Dudley Stamp
Replies: 0
Views: 14346

The land Utlisation Survey of Britain, ed L. Dudley Stamp

LIBRAL (the Library of Agricultural and Rural Literature) would like to add to its on-line collections the reports of the Land Utilisation Survey of Britain edited by L. Dudley Stamp. Before we do so, we would welcome comments and advice on the copyright status of these volumes. The volumes, or at l...
by rwhoyle
26 Aug 2019, 15:10
Forum: Agricultural history
Topic: The Land Utilisation Survey of Britain ed L. D. Stamp
Replies: 2
Views: 4958

The Land Utilisation Survey of Britain ed L. D. Stamp

LIBRAL (the Library of Agricultural and Rural Literature) would like to add to its on-line collections the reports of the Land Utilisation Survey of Britain edited by L. Dudley Stamp. Before we do so, we would welcome comments and advice on the copyright status of these volumes. The volumes, or at l...
by rwhoyle
18 Jun 2019, 12:33
Forum: Agricultural history
Topic: Common Rights
Replies: 6
Views: 15264

Re: Common Rights

I think I would need to know more before I could really answer. is this land left as a common allotment after a previous enclosure award?

It sounds strange anyhow
by rwhoyle
27 Jan 2019, 20:40
Forum: Agricultural history
Topic: 18th Century Recipe Booklet - for cows
Replies: 9
Views: 24132

Re: 18th Century Recipe Booklet - for cows

The person who might be interested is Professor Louise Curth at Winchester.

I am afraid that it is very hard for historians to use documents in private hands as it may well be impossible to verify the information they contain.
by rwhoyle
27 Jan 2019, 14:05
Forum: Agricultural history
Topic: Animal stockades
Replies: 13
Views: 26265

Re: Animal stockades

It would be interesting to see the hawthorns to see how mature they are. I don't think of Hawthorn as being particularly long lived, but that might be mistake.

Also the exact location to see whether the stockade has any presence on the map, contemporary ort historic. Is it on common land?
by rwhoyle
08 Jan 2019, 23:31
Forum: Agricultural history
Topic: Common Rights
Replies: 6
Views: 15264

Re: Common Rights

Dear Barbara,
On wildfowling, see the chapter by John Martin in the book I edited in 2007, Our hunting fathers. Field sports in England after 1850.
RIchard
by rwhoyle
12 Oct 2018, 19:48
Forum: Agricultural history
Topic: research into monasteries
Replies: 2
Views: 12094

Re: research into monasteries

The literature is enormous. Much of it is contained in studies of individual monastic houses. I would suggest that you star with a good medieval economic history (so Chris Dyer, Making a living in the Middle Ages or Richard Britnell, Britain and Ireland 1050-1530. You could approach the question thr...