Tombstone for a Gardener: Remembering Edward Ward of Troston Hall

Troston Hall

“In a secluded, unpretending graveyard, there is an epitaph to Edward Ward, aged 92, who died in 1804, who, it appears, was gardener at Troston Hall for upwards of seventy years…” September 5, 1882 On this day, The Ipswich Journal, out of Suffolk, England, included this little snippet in an article reviewing some of the…

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