Backhouse nursery of York lecture - 6 December

Thomas Backhouse, Brother of the More Famous James: The Early Years (1815-1854) of the Backhouse Nursery, York by Gillian Parker, post-graduate research student, University of Sheffield

Backhouse’s Nursery, Fishergate, as surveyed between 1849 and 1851 by Captain Tucker R.E. for the Ordnance Map Office. Detail created by author.
© parallel| York Council Archaeology|Mapbox|OS OpenData, https://yorkmaps.net/1852/#17.31/53.951914/-1.074308

Gillian will discuss the history of the two York nurseries acquired by the Backhouses to form their business, the development of their own nursery and some of the plants they grew and showed in the vigorous nursery environment of the early to mid-19th century.

To book see https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/plant-nurseries-in-england-tickets-165535... (part of a series of lectures on nurseries)

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