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John Marshall wins £2 "Champion Prize" for hedge cutting.



Leicester Chronicle, March 17, 1855.

[Page 2]

Hedge Cutting. - The competition for premims [sic] given by the Loughborough Agricultural Association took place on Tuesday last, the 13th inst., upon an old stunted hedge in the Moors, on the East Leake farm, recently occupied by Mr Houghton, of Bunny. The judges, Messrs. Nixon, Marshall, and Needham, of East Leake, made the following awards : - To the labourer who shall cut fifteen yards of hedge in the best manner (by the Association), 1st premium, £1 10s ro Robert Ward, of Normanton-on-Soar; 2nd ditto, 15s to Joseph Braisby, of Hoton; 3rd ditto, 7s 6d to Thos. Marshall, of East Leake. Champion Prize (by C. W. Packe, Esq., M.P.), £2 to John Marshall, of Hoton.

PlaceEast Leake, Nottinghamshire, England
Latitude52.82906
Longitude-1.183132999999998
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