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Archie Brown’s Diary 1875 Part 10

Archie Brown was a market gardener and florist at Boathouse (Boat Jocks) from 1874 until 1912. Thanks to his great, granddaughter, Jenny Day, we’ve been looking last week and this at his remarkable diary from 1874 and 1875. Pictured in 1908 is Archie and his fellow Boathouse workers. His son in law Geordie Frame is perhaps […]

Archibald Brown’s Diary 1874 Part 2

Continuing our look at Archibald Brown’s amazing diary from 1874. Archie was a market gardener and florist at Boathouse (Boat Jocks) although was travelling between several farms at the time with his services. It is transcribed exactly as it was written with added comments from myself in brackets. Pictured is a nice painting of the […]