Thomas Wedge of Chester
Thomas Wedge (
1760- 1854) was an agriculturalist. He was the son of Francis Wedge ( 1714- 1784) of Fernhill House, near Forton, Staffordshire, a prosperous farmer, and brother of John Wedgeand Charles Wedge of Shudy Camps. Thomas Wedge established himself on farms near Sealand, Flintshirewhere he prospered on the land.
1794he wrote "A General View of the Agriculture of the County Palatine of Chester" (London, 1794) for the Board of Agriculture and Internal Improvement. Thomas Wedge married Susannah Couchman of Balsall Temple, Warwick, the daughter of Henry Couchmanthe noted architectand landscape designer, but they had no children.
At the end of his life Thomas Wedge paid for and endowed the
Thomas Wedge Church of England Primary Schoolin Saughall, which still operates there.
He died in 1854 aged 94.
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