Founded in 1864
One of the earliest recorded villiage garden societies still in existence.
To put this in to context.......
23 years before Queen Victoria's Jubilee, the Boar War & The Relief of Mafiking.
Australia was not yet in the Commonwealth & Cecil Rhodes had not yet named Rhodesia.
The telephone had not been invented & women still had to wait another 50 years before getting the vote.
Lillie Langtry was a child, Dr Livingstone had not yet gone missing, Scott had not reached the Antartic, Abraham Lincoln, Charle Darwin & Van Gough were still alive.
Queen Victoria lays the Foundation Stone of The Albert Hall.
Westminster & Clifton Suspension Bridges were opened.
A speed limit of 2 mph is imposed on all steam and petrol driven vehicles & dynamite is demonstrated for the first time!
Another 8 years before the first English Football Association Final!!
Please help us to continue by becoming a member. ONLY £3 per year which includes many other benefits I.E.....
Half price entry to meetings
Discount at some local shops
Outings & Holidays.