The Farmer who wasn’t……


This is the answer to my clue about the farmer – very puzzling to those who haven’t been in Camberley for long as this roundabout – with a Golf shop in the middle – is always referred to as The Jolly Farmer.  The original hostelry must have done a brisk trade after people had staggered up the nearby hill from Bagshot but in more modern times it has struggled to find owners.  The name referred to a farmer who was said to be a successful and notorious highwayman and thus was very jolly until he was caught……..


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