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.

Kenneth Clarke, Minister of Health opening the surgery.

3rd March 1982. Mr. Kenneth Clarke, Minister of Health, opening the newly enlarged surgery.

L to R. Dr. John Griffin(Jun), Mr. Clarke M.P. Dr. Jonathan Meads, Dr. John Griffin(Sen), Dr. Roger Wells.

1977, Presentation of a cardiograph to the surgery

1977, Presentation of a cardiograph to the surgery. The money was raised by the first Hemyock Carnival for many years, organised by Parish Councillor Christine Young, as part of the Queen’s Silver Jubilee activities.

L to R Dr. John Griffin, Dr. Roger Wells, Terry Doble Chairman of the Parish Council, Dr. Jonathan Meads, Christine Young, and Brian Clist, Parish Councillors.