West Mersea Horticultural Show.
The fourth annual show of the Mersea Horticultural Society was held on Friday 3rd inst. The exhibits were displayed in a large tent in a pasture adjoining West Mersea Hall, kindly placed at the disposal of the Committee by Mr John Bacon.
People mentioned include Charles Head, Mr Traveller, Mr Wheeler, Mrs John Bruce of Rose Bank Cottage, Rev. Edward Musselwhite, Mr Marshall (gardener to the Rev. F. Watson of Kelvedon), Thomas Neville, George Wilsmer, Merseaites, Rev. Thos. R. Musselwhite, Hugh Green, Alex Bean, Charles Cock, John Bacon, Charles Harvey, John Cock, Daniel Cock, Jno. Woodward, John Thorpe, Chas. Harvey.
Prizes W. Chapman, C. Farthing, C. Green, G. Mussett, J. Scammel, T. Carter, E. Green, J. Mole, G. Cudmore, James Farthing, Alfred Pullen, John Catteris, G. Brand, H. Banks, Alfred Pullen, A. Clarke, Mrs Jennings, S. French, J. Hardy, C. Green, W. Goodchild, G. Mussett, S. Wright, Samuel Muson, George Mole, S. Mussett, E. Cutts, A. D'Wit, H. Smith, G. Peters, Mrs Bruce, Mrs G. Brand, Walter Mole, Martha Carter, Percy Thorp. Ploughing James Russell, James Farthing, Mr White, Charles Cock. Abrahm Clark, Mr J. Woodward, John Green Daniel R. Cock, Samuel Waterman, J. Bacon, James Appleby, Eliza Moore, Susanna Carter, Mr H.J. May.
Date: 18 October 1879