Norman Lowman and Ray Griffiths at Blue Anchor camp 1941.

Norman Lowman and Ray Griffiths at Blue Anchor camp 1941.

Wartime Scouts and Cub

Wartime Scouts and Cub. The cub, David Redwood flanked by brother Brian on the left and Ted Tartaglia on the right.

Ashculm Farm 1926

A scene at Ashculm(e) Farm 1926. The lad in front is Fred Lawrence, the men L to R. are Harry Trott, Bob Tait and Percy Clist (who was killed in the war)

Dennis Farmer with his dairy cows

Dennis Farmer with his dairy cows outside the milking parlour at milking time.

Mackham Farm

A typical farmyard scene at Mackham, two farmers, Gilbert Forbear in the waistcoat and a friend watch the scene with knowing interest. All the requirements for such a farmyard are here, the henhouse and some hens, a dung heap with a winter’s accumulation of dung, three sows eating from their troughs and all of it outside the back door of the farmhouse.

Mr Hill turning a field full of hay.

Mr. Bert Hill driving his 3 wheeled, almost unique, Allis-Chalmers tractor, turning a field of hay with an Acrobat haymaking machine. The tractor was in use on Churchill’s Farm for many years. It has been restored and is still in Hemyock and is taken to many agricultural shows.

Cissie Gunn Haymaking

Haymaking scene featuring Cissie Gunn- enjoying a mug of cider from the wicker covered ferkin.

Wheat field being harvested at Churchill’s Farm. 1923

A field of wheat being harvested at Churchill’s Farm c.1923. Some of the sheaves are already stooked, notice how tall the straw is. Pictured are- adults L to R. Bill Granger, Bob Lowman. George Salter, Jane Clapp, Jack Granger. Children L to R Jack Granger, Winnie Smith and Cissie Granger.

Red Devon cattle in Hemyock square

Some Red Devon cattle with horns in the Square. Two shops can be seen on the right, Mr. Carricks, and Miss Hides, the thatch cottages behind the Pump were burnt down, the Blacksmiths shop is on the left.