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Hear all about Britain's oldest family business


Published on 28 Mar 2013 11:35 : 0 comments : 834 views

Richard Balson's family have been running a butchers in Bridport since 1535 - the time of King Henry VIII. That make it Britain's oldest business.

Richard shares the story with us. It is fascinating and well worth watching.

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=95yrW7D3My8&list=PL2_cMFR6oatCpJMQF4GSjXG0TRX-CCcWN&index=2