Turbary


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TURBARY, Eng. law. A right to dig turf; an easement.

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Other rights included the common of estover (the right to collect timber), the common of turbary (the right to cut peat for fuel), and even the delicately termed common of foldage (the right to the manure left by animals on the commons).
42) Public notices also warned against the letting of gardens or turbary to the police.
The loss of common use-rights such as pasture, estovers, and turbary had dire economic effects for some, who were consequently forced to abandon rural life and move to urban centres to take up wage labour.
were rights of common of pasturage, estovers, turbary, pannage, piscary and
A judge has granted a temporary alcohol licence to Ballinagare Parish Community Centre to hold a dance to raise funds for the preservation of turbary rights for bog-owners in Ballaghaderreen.
45pm on a grey afternoon when Vicky decided to exercise her nephew Christopher's 11-month-old bull terrier Suma on Turbary Common, near Bournemouth, Dorset.
Nowadays the duties are mostly to do with the rights of turbary which all inhabitants enjoy (researchers claim that we are the last people still cutting peat for fuel in England) on the five peat grounds allocated under the Act of Inclosure.
People still have turbary rights [common or historical rights to cut peat], and at the current time, we're finding that they're starting to exploit those again--probably in response to rising oil prices,' says Ciaran Mullan, nature conservation manager at the Ulster Wildlife Trust.
She trod on the snake while wearing flip-flops in a nature reserve at Turbary Common, Bournemouth.