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A Tragedy in the Mediterranean
James Clarke Caswall was 17 when he entered service as a midshipman on HMS Orlando in August 1863. The Orlando was a huge, steam-powered, wooden warship, with three masts and ...
Murray School Allotment in World War I
This vegetable garden in the Murray School grounds was started as part of the boys’ studies and continued during the First World War as part of the local effort to help ...
Early Allotments and Town Gardens in Coventry
Early allotments The ribbon manufacturers Charles Bray and James Cash set up the ‘Coventry Labourers’ and Artisans’ Co-operative Society’ in 1843. They provided 400 small allotments on four sites around the ...
Nineteenth Century Allotments in Southam
Southam had the second oldest allotments in Warwickshire, set up in 1824 on poor’s land. By the 1890s there was an active Allotment Association with 271 acres of allotments (1.7 ...
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