Bamford's chaff cutter

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Date:1900 - 1930 (c.)

Description:This chaff cutter was made by Bamford's of Uttoxeter and sold by James & Tatton of Longton. Chaff cutters were used to chop up hay to add to other feed for horses or cattle. This model was originally hand turned, but has been adapted to be mechanically driven.

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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1900s
Bamford's root cutter
Bamford's root cutter

A root cutter made by Bamfords Ltd of Uttoxeter. Root cutters were used to chop ...

1920s
Bamford's Agricultural Engineers advertisement
Bamford's Agricultural Engineers advertisement

Bamfords was founded in 1871 in Uttoxeter by Henry Bamford and made water pumps, ...

1950s
Foundry, Bamfords works, Uttoxeter
Foundry, Bamfords works, Uttoxeter

A group of visiting students watching worker pouring molten metal into a mould at ...

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Donor ref:96.014.0015 (37/15914)

Source: Staffordshire Museum Service

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