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.
The fruit of this variety is held in great esteem for its delicious flavour; the berry is of medium size somewhat oblong and hairy.
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.
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.
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.
This variety, which originated with Mr. Bratherton, took two hundred and sixteen prizes in 1828 and 9; the heaviest berry weighed 24 dwts.
One hundred and fifty-six prizes were awarded for this variety in two years; the heaviest berry weighing 22 dwts. 11 grains.
This much esteemed late variety is hairy, of medium size bright red colour, and delicious flavour.
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.
This variety took seventy-four prizes in two seasons, the average weight of the berries being 20 dwts. It is a highly esteemed fruit.
This is a medium sized early fruit, in great repute for its delicious flavour and productiveness.
This variety won one hundred and forty-one prizes in two seasons; the heaviest berry weighing 22 dwts. 11 grains.
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.
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.
This variety took three hundred and forty-three prizes in two seasons; the heaviest berry weighing 25 dwts. 2 grains.
This is a medium sized early berry, weighing about 16 dwts. It is considered equal in quality to any gooseberry of its colour.
This is a favourite fruit for private gardens; the berries are of medium size, very rich flavoured, and ripen gradually without deteriorating.