Thursday, 5 January 2017

The Twelve Days of Christmas - Day 1


Original post date: 25 Dec 2016


"The first day of Christmas my true love sent to me
A partridge in a pear tree."




At one time a farmer gave part of his land to growing an orchard. Usually a census that has agricultural information, or in the UK the Apportionment Rolls, will tell you how much of a persons land he used for orchards.


My gift to you this first day of Christmas is....





....where to find your orchard and fruit growers.




Orchard Notes, Maine periodical








Related Post:
My Ancestor was Just a Farmer - early censuses




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