West Orchard Farm, Preston Capes

Friday, 18 November 2011 09:18 PM GMT

Contributed by: Jerry Green

 My grandfather, John Green, rented this farm from the Knightleys of Fawsley from January 1902 to end of June 1919. The land was in both Fawsley (223 acres) and Preston Capes (22 acres) parishes and I have now ascertained where the land was. I think I found all of it.

Between July 1900 and January 1902 he lived at Fawsley Wood Yard and rented land entirely in Fawsley Parish.

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West Orchard Farm House and Barn are where my Grandfather was born. The Map below shows the land he rented in 1911.

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