1859 – Danesbury Park, Welwyn, Hertfordshire

SM 17 – Oct 12

One of James 2’s earlier assignments – before he brought James 3 into the business, and expanded the firm to become James Pulham and Son – was to build a fernery on a small chalk pit in Danesbury Park, near Welwyn, which was at that time owned by William-John Blake FRS, formerly the Whig MP for Newport, Isle of Wight, between 1837 and 1841. [i] Continue reading “1859 – Danesbury Park, Welwyn, Hertfordshire”