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Edward Hudson Schofield

Although probably never an exhibitor at Wakefield, E H Schofield judged the Annual show on a number of occasions, notably in 1875 and 1878, on the latter occasion judging with John Hepworth. We are indebted to his Great-Great-Grandson Peter Schofield …

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Jeremiah Netherwood

Jeremiah Netherwood was associated with the Society for 50 years. He exhibited at the 1876 show, when living in Warrengate, and for a few years after that date. He is recorded in the Gardeners Chronicle article of 1882 as being …

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Brunswick Hotel

Shows were held at the Brunswick Hotel in 1861 and 1862 and then, when it became the headquarters of the Society, from 1874 to 1937. Many references can be found to it by searching the archives and to the Jacques …

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Public Gardens

Just one show of the Society is known to have been held in the Public Gardens in Back Lane Wakefield. This was a Tulip Show held on 3 June 1839. Information on the origins of the garden can be found …

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