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Brickmaking in Walkern

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Brickmaking in Walkern

The last Walkern Brickmaker

The last Walkern Brickmaker By Bob Bruce, from the September 1974 issue of the Walkern Journal Back in the Mid 19th Century, it seems, a Brick Field operated in Walkern, and I talked to its last Brickmaker, Mr Fred Warner of Elmside Villa, Stevenage...

The Brickfields by Cecil Beadle

The Brickfields by Cecil Beadle An article for the Walkern Journal May 2005 A seam of London type clay running from the south east to the north west of the village was the type for making red bricks (hand made) with the mark 'Walkern Bricks'...

Brick makers at Walkern by Anthony Camp

Brick makers at Walkern by Anthony Camp From the June/July 2005 issue of the Walkern Journal The first brickmaker that I have found mentioned in Walkern was John Baker who leased two cottages in Frog Hall Lane in 1695 and mortgaged them for

 

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