A Musical Play About Agricultural Union Leader Joseph Arch

The Wellesbourne Tree by Robert Leach

Jospeh Arch. Wikipedia

The Wellesbourne Tree was written by Robert Leach in 1975, a musical documentary play about Barford born Joseph Arch who, in 1872, founded the National Agricultural Labourers Union. On Sundays he was a Methodist lay-preacher, eventually becoming a Liberal MP, and (probably most proudly for him) Champion Hedge cutter of…

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