History of Cheshire Farms

1908 - 2008 Celebrating 100 years of Council Farms in Cheshire

This page contains information about the history of Farms in Cheshire. As more content becomes available it will be added to this page.

Available for download is an article from The Chronicle Newspaper dated 4th September 1909. It reports on the purchase and early development of the Ledsham Estate by the Former County Council.

The cutting is over 100 years old and is difficult to read, but we hope you can pick out some items of interest.

Below is a picture with the County Land Agent from 1917-1934, R Douglas Wright FLAS (on extreme right) taken at Goostrey in 1932.  

Land Agents Goostrey