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Spugalugs
29-08-2012, 8:29 AM
Hi, I'm trying to trace various ancestors from the Coton in the Elms / Lullington areas who are all shown as agricultural labourers over several decades in these areas. Can anyone suggest how I can find out perhaps who they worked for or on what land ? I've tried the usual searches using Ancestry but to no avail. Thanks

Peter Goodey
29-08-2012, 8:50 AM
I would recommend the book My Ancestor was an Agricultural Labourer

http://www.parishchest.com/index.php?cmd=viewproduct&cat=&id=P80341&pageOffset=0

Also http://www.parishchest.com/english_farming_past_and_present__P87542

Spugalugs
15-09-2012, 3:43 PM
Thanks Peter, glad you suggested this book, I bought it straight away. it's great, except I can't put it down !! Very helpful.