March 28, 2009 at 4:00 am (History, Location, Podcast)
Tags: Fiddington, Froude Hill, Greenham, Somerset, Wellington
Froude Hill was born at Greenham near Wellington. His parents moved to a farm called Farm Estate at Fiddington in 1908. The first tractor arrived on the farm 1917. His father was only the second farmer in the locality to have a tractor, and older farmers were suspicious of the new technology.
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October 1, 2007 at 4:00 am (Genealogy)
Tags: Biography, Blatch, Genealogy, History, Sweetapple, Wellington
William Henry Blatch, husband of Mrs. Harriot Stanton Blatch, the suffrage leader, recalls an encounter between his grandparents and the Duke of Wellington in a letter to the New York Times published on January 8, 1908.
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