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Fred Bettesworth the gardener. Part 1

Title
Fred Bettesworth the gardener. Part 1
Genre
Biography; Serial
TX Date
Unknown
Year of production
1984
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Duration
01:00:40
Description
Reading of first part (of 2) of the story of charismatic gardener Fred Bettesworth from 1892 to the turn of the century. Male reader not identified. Probably extracted from Memoirs of a Surrey Labourer, by George Stuart (pseudonym George Bourne).
Contributors
George Bourne?
Keywords
Weather; Hospitals; Country life; Gardening; Radio book readings; Dogs; Victorian period; Dialects; Surrey; Biographies; Gardens; Communities; Gardeners; Rural communities; Colloquial language; Boer War (1899-1902); Fred Bettesworth; George Stuart

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