Catalogue description Farm diaries of Fentongollen, Merther

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Details of X 927
Reference: X 927
Title: Farm diaries of Fentongollen, Merther
Description:

Farm diaries of the Lory Hosking family Pedigree, Autobiographical booklet.

Date: 1913-1990
Held by: Archives and Cornish Studies Service (formerly Cornwall Record Office), not available at The National Archives
Language: English
Creator:

Lory Hosking family of Merther, Cornwall

Hosking, Lory, family of Merther, Cornwall

Physical description: 9 files
Immediate source of acquisition:

Accession 4611, deposited 11 March 1994

Administrative / biographical background:

Fentongollen, which at this period included Tregonian and Namprathic, was farmed by William Lory Hosking and his sons and was part of the Tregothnan estate. The diary entries record the weather, the daily work by each man, and stock born, bought and sold.

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