This collection contains notebooks, account books and daybooks, documenting the market gardening and farming carried out at Priestley, Continued overleaf Biggleswade and Hillcote Farm, Maulden, during the first half of the 20th Century. The telephone books (see Z 908/3/1-14) not only contain information of trading trends, vegetable prices and weather, but cast an interesting light on trading conditions in London during World War Two.
Z 908/1 Farming and Market Gardening Notebooks. 1926 - 1947
Z 908/2 Farm and Market Gardening Accounts. 1926 - 1963
Z 908/3 Telephone Books. 1931 - 1964
Z 908/4 Wholesale Business, Borough Market, London. 1945 - 1959
Z 908/5 Memorabilia and Other Material. 1943 - 1952
Z 908/6 Property. 1930s - 1954