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marsh

Overview page. Subjects: Biological Sciences.

A more or less permanently wet area of mineral soil (as opposed to a peaty area), typically found around the edges of a lake or on an undrained river flood-plain. Colloquially, ‘marsh’ is...

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Marsh, John

Michael Magliari.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Agriculture and Farming; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1148 words.

Marsh, John (05 June 1799–24 September 1856), California ranchero and physician, was born in Danvers, Massachusetts, the son of John Marsh and Mary “Polly” Brown, farmers. After graduating...

marsh

Will Manley, Katharine Foot and Andrew Davis.

in A Dictionary of Agriculture and Land Management

March 2019; p ublished online March 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social Sciences; Agriculture and Farming. 3 words.

Broads Grazing Marshes Scheme

Will Manley, Katharine Foot and Andrew Davis.

in A Dictionary of Agriculture and Land Management

March 2019; p ublished online March 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social Sciences; Agriculture and Farming. 81 words.

An early *agri-environment scheme developed jointly in 1985 by the Broads Authority, the *Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food...

moor

Will Manley, Katharine Foot and Andrew Davis.

in A Dictionary of Agriculture and Land Management

March 2019; p ublished online March 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social Sciences; Agriculture and Farming. 24 words.

An open *upland landscape, usually poorly drained, treeless, and with patches of different vegetation including *marsh, *heath...

wildfowling

Will Manley, Katharine Foot and Andrew Davis.

in A Dictionary of Agriculture and Land Management

March 2019; p ublished online March 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social Sciences; Agriculture and Farming. 143 words.

Shooting activity where the *quarry is most commonly *waterfowl such as wild duck or geese, but can include other aquatic bird species such as snipe. Shooting can take place in coastal...

Plumbe, John (bap. 1670, d. 1763), landowner and lawyer

A. J. Gritt.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; History of Agriculture; Agriculture and Farming; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 786 words.

Plumbe, John (bap. 1670, d. 1763), landowner and lawyer, was baptized on 29 June 1670 in Prescot, Lancashire, the third son of John Plumbe (bap. 1638, d. 1727), yeoman, and his wife,...