Somerset Voices: Edith Hiscox (b.1903)

Edith Hiscox was born in 1903 in Somerset. She won a scholarship to a dairy college in Lancashire, where she learnt to make Cheddar and Caerphilly cheeses. Edith returned to Somerset and made cheese and butter on two farms in Pilton, a village near Glastonbury. She worked at Worthy Farm, Pilton, for a Mr Eavis. Worthy Farm is now the venue for Glastonbury Festival.

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1 Comment

  1. Bec said,

    August 12, 2017 at 8:00 am

    I’m related to Edith. Her grandfather is my great, great, great uncle.

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