History of the Rutherford Manor
STORY OF THE FLESHER DECENDANTS
The story of the Flesher descendants that have occupied Rutherford Manor for 4 generations is a long history of patriarchs who specialize in the butchery trade. This ancestral occupation bore roots in the butcher shops of Scotland and Germany, their craft has been honed for hundreds of years. The Flesher band was known for their unusual ability to provide for their communities through many difficult and trying times. During plagues and famines the villages of Flesher clansmen always had provisions. It was said their vocation gave them access to many uncommon sources of meat which in turn were shared with family, friends and neighbors alike. Surrounding counties often spoke of the uncommon fitness and vigor of certain villages; shared amongst them were the wares of the Flesher kinsmen.