Board of Agriculture

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Sir John Sinclair (1754—1835) agricultural improver, politician, and codifier of ‘useful knowledge’.

Arthur Young (1741—1820) agricultural reformer and writer

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Board of Agriculture

SHAW, Alexander Malcolm (1885 - 1974), retired as Chairman, Agricultural Prices Support Board, Department of Agriculture, Canada

WILSON, Jacob (1836 - 1905), Director of the Land Division and Agricultural Adviser of the Board of Agriculture (retired); and Hon. director Royal Agricultural Society

TAYLOR, William T. (1843 - 1933), formerly Clerk in Charge of Accounts, Board of Agriculture

TENNANT, John Trenchard (1841 - 1904), Assistant Secretary of the Board of Agriculture, 1897–1902

WRIGHT, Robert Patrick (1857 - 1938), Ex-Chairman of the Board of Agriculture for Scotland; formerly Professor of Agriculture, and from 1900 to 1911 Principal West of Scotland Agricultural College

LLOYD, Charles Geoffrey (1884 - 1953), JP; now employed by Board of Agriculture, Kenya Colony

GRAHAM, John (1844 - 1918), late a Chief Clerk, Board of Agriculture and Fisheries

SMART, William Wilkinson (died 1943), Superintending Veterinary Inspector (retired), Board of Agriculture

ARCHER, Walter E. (1855 - 1917), Assistant Secretary, Board of Agriculture and Fisheries, 1903–12

NISBET, John (1853 - 1914), Forestry Adviser to Board of Agriculture for Scotland from 1912

LOCK, Robert Heath (1879 - 1915), Inspector HM Board of Agriculture and Fisheries from 1913

ROGERS, Francis Edward Newman (1868 - 1925), JP Wilts; Commissioner, Board of Agriculture, 1911

STRUTT, Edward (Gerald) (1854 - 1930), a land agent; Past President Surveyors’ Institution; late Agricultural Adviser (unpaid) Board of Agriculture

VAUDIN, William Marshall (1866 - 1919), Superintendent of Public Works and Surveys since 1901, and Chairman of the Local Board of Health since 1902; Chairman of the Agricultural Board, 1915, Seychelles

WOOLMAN, (Joseph) Roger (1937 - 2005), Deputy Secretary, and Legal Adviser and Solicitor to Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, Forestry Commission and Intervention Board for Agricultural Produce, 1993–97

SUTTON, George Lowe (1872 - 1964), Director of Agriculture, Western Australia, retired; Chairman: Dairy Products Marketing Board, 1936–63, retd; Merchants’ Agricultural Research Trust, 1938–62, retd

ARONSON, Geoffrey Fraser (1914 - 1998), retired solicitor; Legal Adviser and Solicitor to Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, to Forestry Commission, and to (EEC) Intervention Board for Agricultural Produce, 1974–79


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Founded in 1793, with Sir John Sinclair as President and Arthur Young as Secretary, and an annual parliamentary grant of £3,000. Its founders hoped that it would become a department ...

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