The Best Perry Pears

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This is a list of the best perry pears as designated by Dr. Robert Hogg in his Fruit Manual of 1884.

       Arlingham Squash           Cheat-boy
       Aylton Red                 Coppy Pear
       Barland                    Holmer
       Black Huff-cap             Longland
       Butt Pear                  Moorcroft
       Chaseley Green             Oldfield

       Parsonage                  Thurston Red
       Pine Pear                  White Longland
       Red Pear                   White Squash
       Rock Pear                  Winnal's Longland
       Taynton Squash             Yellow Huff-cap
       Thorn Pear                 Yoking House

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Created by Gillian Grafton (last update 3 September 1995) and now edited and maintained by Paul Gunningham.
Original text copyright © Gillian Grafton 1990-1996; revisions copyright © Paul Gunningham 2003.
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