British Crown, Boardman's

This variety is noted as being a fine flavoured fruit, especially for tarts. Thirty-three prizes had been awarded for it in 1829; the largest berry weighing 18 pennyweights and 10 grains.

Champagne

The fruit of this variety is held in great esteem for its delicious flavour; the berry is of medium size somewhat oblong and hairy.

Capper's Top Sawyfr

This is a late fruit, of oblong shape, and hairy near the base. One hundred and seventy-one prizes were obtained for this in 1838 and 9; the heaviest berry weighing 22 dwts. 17 grains.

Crown Bob

Melling's. This variety won eighty-five prizes in two seasons; the largest berry weighing 21 dwts. and 12 grains. It is a late fruit, of oblong shape, bright red colour, and hairy.

Early R ed, Wilmot's

This variety is considered by Mr. Wilmot as first rate of its colour. It has a thin skin; is of large size, very early, of excellent flavour, and incredibly productive.

Huntsman

This variety, which originated with Mr. Bratherton, took two hundred and sixteen prizes in 1828 and 9; the heaviest berry weighed 24 dwts.

Lancashire Lad, Hartshorn's

One hundred and fifty-six prizes were awarded for this variety in two years; the heaviest berry weighing 22 dwts. 11 grains.

Marquis of Stafford, Knight's

This much esteemed late variety is hairy, of medium size bright red colour, and delicious flavour.

Old Rough Red

This is a favourite fruit for family use; the berrie are of medium size, of dark red colour; excellent for preserving as gooseberry jam, and for bottling in an unripe state.

Over-all, Bratherton's

This variety took seventy-four prizes in two seasons, the average weight of the berries being 20 dwts. It is a highly esteemed fruit.

Ploughboy

This is a medium sized early fruit, in great repute for its delicious flavour and productiveness.

Prince Regent, Boardman's

This variety won one hundred and forty-one prizes in two seasons; the heaviest berry weighing 22 dwts. 11 grains.

Roaring Lion, Farmer's

In 1828 1hree hundred and forty-nine prizes were awarded for this variety; and in 1829 it won four hundred and fifty-three prizes, the largest berry weighing 29 dwts.; since which time, berries have been known to weigh over an ounce and a half.

Shakspeare

Sixty prizes were awarded for this variety in two seasons; the average weight of the berries were about 20 dwts. It is a great bearer.

Sir John Cotgrave, Bratherton's

This variety took three hundred and forty-three prizes in two seasons; the heaviest berry weighing 25 dwts. 2 grains.

Triumphant, Denny's

This is a medium sized early berry, weighing about 16 dwts. It is considered equal in quality to any gooseberry of its colour.

Warrington

This is a favourite fruit for private gardens; the berries are of medium size, very rich flavoured, and ripen gradually without deteriorating.