Aireborough Historical Society

Mansell & Hatcher




Title
Mansell & Hatcher
Date Undated
Location Rawdon
Photo ID
V469
Comment

Mansell & Hatcher grew orchids in Cragg Wood on the site of the first Baptist Chapel and Burial Ground.

The business operated from 1890s to 2006, "Orchid Wood" housing is now on the site.

This photo shows a group of workers digging a tunnel.

Donated by Paul Metcalfe

W066

Undated: Orchids being delivered to the nursery in Cragg Wood, they were imported from world wide sources, a crate is marked "Rangoon"(Yangon), the former capital of Burma, now Myanmar.

Donated by Paul Metcalfe




 

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