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Records of Brunstane Farm, Portobello, Edinburgh

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-808
Scope and Contents The material is composed of several folders of accounts offering an insight into farming practice throughout the mid-decades of the twentieth century, an impression of the scale of self-sustaining small business in Portobello and district itself, and an idea of the cost of living from the 1930s to the 1970s especially for a small farmer. The firms include insurance companies, animal feed firms, and repair shops. There are accounts from an ironmonger and sheet metal worker in Portobello, the...
Dates: 1932-1973

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  • Subject: Agriculture X
  • Names: Park, M., fl 1932-1973, Farmer X