Bamford's root cutter

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Date:1900 - 1930 (c.)

Description:A root cutter made by Bamfords Ltd of Uttoxeter. Root cutters were used to chop turnips into slices suitable to feed farm livestock. This model is hand operated and was used at Drift Farm at Moira (in Leicestershire) near Burton-upon-Trent.

Bamfords was founded in Uttoxeter in
1871 by Henry Bamford and made water pumps, taps and agricultural machinery. Joseph Cyril Bamford split off from the Bamford company in 1945 to set up what has become known as JCB - J C Bamford Excavators Ltd.


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Bamford's root cutter

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Donor ref:65.164.0001 (37/15896)

Source: Staffordshire Museum Service

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