Mr Brookes, Shugborough Park Farm

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Date:1949 - 1953 (c.)

Description:Leonard 'Dick' Brookes (1915-2009), pictured in the farmhouse at Shugborough Park Farm with one of his baby daughters, either Ann or Patricia. Born in Congleton, Cheshire, Dick Brookes took over the tenancy of Shugborough Park Farm in 1946. He was the last tenant of the Farm and left in 1974 to take over a farm at Elmhurst, near Lichfield.


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Longhorn bull
Longhorn bull

Oil painting of Longhorn bull 'Conqeror' (sic), facing right , standing in stable ...

Mole plough
Mole plough

This horse-drawn mole plough was used to improve the drainage of farm land. As ...

'Landmark' single furrow plough
'Landmark' single furrow plough

This horse-drawn single furrow plough was manufactured by Lloyds & Co., of Letchworth, ...

Restoration of Shugborough Park Farm
Restoration of Shugborough Park Farm

Shugborough Park Farm pictured after the departure of its last tenant. The farm ...

The Mayfield Smithy at Shugborough Park Farm
The Mayfield Smithy at Shugborough Park Farm

Charles Woodward's smithy from Mayfield as reconstructed at Shugborough Park Farm. ...

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Donor ref:P91.014.0001 (37/32825)

Source: Staffordshire Museum Service

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