Bamford's cheese press

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Date:1900 - 1930 (c.)

Description:A rack and lever cheese press made by Bamford's of Uttoxeter. The pressure is maintained by the addition of weights on the end of the lever. This press was used at Church Farm, Milwich.

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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Donor ref:A79.003.0001 (37/15912)

Source: Staffordshire Museum Service

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