Document ReferenceMS 823/3/2
TitleFolder containing articles by Philip Lyth and research notes relating to John Hemsley's Field Book, 1973-1991; and original documents relating to John Hemsley, 1855-1861
Extent1 folder
Content DescriptionThe field book of John Hemsley (1823-1888), a farmer at Shelton, Nottinghamshire, was presented to Philip Lyth and the Brackenhurst Farm Museum in 1970. The folder contains a published article from 'Farmers Weekly', 25 May 1973, and a typescript article for 'Nottinghamshire Heritage', summer 1991. The folder also includes research notes and original documents (which were possibly enclosures inside volume) comprising letter from Thomas Wyles to John Hemsley, 26 Dec. 1855; letter from Joseph Marriott to John Hemsley, 17 Jul. 1856; notes on crop rotations, 1856-1861; and financial calculations.
Related MaterialThe original field book is now at the Museum of Rural Life at Reading (FR DX100 657.863).
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