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Sawston pea picking c.1901

Sawston data

Sawston data

Sawston Village:


Vanishing Cambridgeshire p.159, notes that the Sawston pea-picking custom dated back to 1554 when John Huntingdon established a charity which obliged the owners of Huntingdon’s manor to sow two acres of peas ‘for the relief of the poor people.’


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