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Fred Bettesworth the gardener. Part 2

Title
Fred Bettesworth the gardener. Part 2
Genre
Biography; Serial
TX Date
Unknown
Year of production
1984
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Duration
00:59:21
Description
Reading of second part (of 2) of the story of charismatic gardener Fred Bettesworth from 1901 until his death in 1905. Male reader not identified. Probably extracted from Memoirs of a Surrey Labourer, by George Stuart (pseudonym George Bourne).
Contributors
George Bourne
Keywords
Deaths; Weather; Travel; Hospitals; Funerals; Country life; Domestic life; Gardening; Radio book readings; Soldiers; Victorian period; Dialects; Surrey; Biographies; Birds; Illness; Gardens; Bronchitis; Communities; Gardeners; Rural communities; Colloquial language; Neighbourhoods; Robins; Crimean War (1853-1856); Fred Bettesworth; George Stuart

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