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Farming in Walkern

by janet on 9 December 2011 · 1 comment

Farming in Walkern

This section will house articles written about farming in Walkern. It will take a while for everything to be added so please bear with us. Click the list below to read the articles added so far…

Click the list below to read the articles added so far…

Thatching haystacks

Thatching haystacks By Janet Woodall and Eleanor Waldock, from an article originally in the Walkern Journal Every year it?s fascinating to see the fields around Walkern being tidied up after harvesting, with straw bales, either cube-shaped...

My Memories of Finches Farm - By Cecil Beadle

When I was a boy I use to live

My Memories of Rooks Nest Farm - By Cecil Beadle

In my younger days I lived in one of the thatched cottages that once stood on the site of the bus shelter at Finches End and it was a wonderful place to live and play even though the cottages were very basic with one room and a kitchen downstairs...

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SUSAN JONES March 17, 2012 at 11:50 am

My G Grandfather was estate manager at boxwood house walkern. I have many photographs
of boxwood and events at Walkern village. His daughter Emma Sawkins married the local blacksmith
his surname was Dearman, they emigrated to Australia.M y cousin there has quite a few photographs
If you would like to get back to me with any information you might have of my family,i would be thrilled
Thank you
Susan Jones


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