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BARBERS ~ THREE HUNDRED YEARS OF A FARMING FAMILY

 

THIS IS THE STORY OF A REMARKABLE WEST COUNTRY FARMING FAMILY.  THE EARLY ANCESTORS WERE FARMERS & INDEED WILLIAM (BORN 1770) OWNED A SMALL LANDED FREEHOLD ESTATE & WAS A YEOMAN.  IT IS A STORY OF THEIR LIVES, A TRAGEDY, AND ABOVE ALL OF THEIR SUCCESS AND ENTERPRISE.

IT IS THE STORY OF THE GROWTH OF THEIR COMPANY, THE FORESIGHT AND ENDEAVOUR OF MANY GENERATIONS WHICH RESULTED IN A BUSINESS PRODUCING OVER 13000 TONNES OF CHEESE PER ANNUM SUPPLYING SUPERMARKETS AND EXPORTING THE FINEST WEST COUNTRY FARMHOUSE CHEDDAR.

 

 

THE BOOK IS AVAILABLE AT THE VILLAGE SHOP, MARYLAND FARM, SOMERSET

ALL PROCEEDS FROM THE BOOK ARE KINDLY DONATED AND GRATEFULLY RECEIVED BY DITCHEAT CHURCH.

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BY VC BOOTHMAN