Bankside Farmers

The Bankside Farmers were a group of five men who established themselves along the Long Island Sound south of Fairfield, Connecticut in 1648.wikipedia
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Westport, Connecticut

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The area is now known as Greens Farms, a section of Westport, Connecticut.
Settlement by colonialists dates back to the five Bankside Farmers; whose families grew and prospered into a community that continued expanding.

Greens Farms, Connecticut

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The area is now known as Greens Farms, a section of Westport, Connecticut.
The land holdings of John Green, one of the first five settlers, known collectively as the Bankside Farmers, were known as Green's Farm by 1699.

Bankside

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This group of early settlers adopted the name "Bankside" to commemorate the original Bankside located in London, England, the district in which several of them had previously resided.
* Bankside Farmers - A group of five early American colonists originally resident in the Bankside district of London.

Long Island Sound

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The Bankside Farmers were a group of five men who established themselves along the Long Island Sound south of Fairfield, Connecticut in 1648.

Fairfield, Connecticut

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The Bankside Farmers were a group of five men who established themselves along the Long Island Sound south of Fairfield, Connecticut in 1648.

Nottingham

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Daniel Frost was born January 17, 1613 in Nottingham, England and died February 23, 1682 in Fairfield.

Promontory

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A small coastal promontory, Frost Point, is named for Daniel Frost.

England

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Henry Gray was born November 23, 1617 in London, England.

Tailor

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He worked as a tailor with his elder brother William in London for a time.

Boston

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He married Daniel Frost's sister Lydia in Boston, Massachusetts in September 1639.

London

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This group of early settlers adopted the name "Bankside" to commemorate the original Bankside located in London, England, the district in which several of them had previously resided. Henry Gray was born November 23, 1617 in London, England.

Sherwood Island State Park

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In the 1640s, several colonists from the Town of Fairfield, who came to be known as the "Bankside Farmers," settled in the area that included Fox Island, which was later renamed Sherwood Island, administering the island in common.