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A variety of dessert pear developed by Messrs. Rivers, whose nurseries at Sawbridgeworth, Hertfordshire contributed so much to the British fruit and vegetable garden in the late nineteenth century, and introduced by them in 1894. Its name commemorates a horticultural conference of the time. It is the most widely grown pear in Britain.

Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink.


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