Coronation Celebrations 1953

Coronation Celebrations in the village in 1953. Dancing through the streets. Early leaders in the dance are Thelma Lowry and Mrs Pike, June Bradbury and Mary Salter, Barbara and Les Bowden, Mrs Netherway and Marjory Webber, Barbara Hole and Michael Pike, Mrs Reed followed by a large part of the population of Hemyock.

Hemyock Baby Show

Another generation of Hemyockians pictured with their proud mothers at a Hemyock Baby show c1949/50. The proud mothers include Mrs Joan Lawrence with John sitting in the from row right also Mrs Granger, Higgins, Salter, Pursey, Still and King.

Fashions through the Ages. WI 1950

Members of the Women’s Institute modelling, Fashions through the Ages, in the 1950s

Back Row L to R. -Joan Lutley, ?, Mary Netherway, Emily Salter, Barbara Hole, Mrs Naish, Lilly Guppy. Middle Row L to R – Marion Lowman, Mollie Lutley, Mary Rich, Marjory Webber, Alice Clark, Elsie Board. Front Row sitting L to R- Joan Hannaford, Mrs Bennett, Evelyn Pike.

 

Station Road, Hemyock

Station Road before Castle Park was built. c. 1950

Upottery & Yarcombe Ploughing Match

Picture of the Upottery & Yarcombe Ploughing Match 1958

Picture of the Upottery & Yarcombe Ploughing Match
Local ploughing skills beng put to the test while the ‘experts’ look on.

Local farming skills being put to the test in 1958. Some of these young lads are likely to be in the area, still.

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Effie White at Troakes Farm

Picture of Effie White at Troakes Farm c. 1950

Effie White at Troakes Farm c. 1950

Effie White from Troakes Farm, seeing to her chickens.

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Troakes Farm, Clayhidon

Picture of Troakes Farm, Clayhidon c. 1950

Picture of Troakes Farm, Clayhidon c. 1950

This picture of Troakes Farm, near Clayhidon, appears to have been taken in the 1950’s.

It shows the farm house with Effie White, feeding her free range chickens.

Effie White at the Wash Tub

Effie White at the wash tub

Effie White at the wash tub

Effie White at the wash tub at Troakes Farm, Clayhidon c. 1950

Troakes Farm, Clayhidon c. 1950

Troakes Farm, Clayhidon c. 1950

Troakes Farm, Clayhidon c. 1950

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