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Hedge laying, Eccleshall District Ploughing Match

A hedge laying competition was a regular feature of the Eccleshall District Ploughing Match which was held at farms around Eccleshall in October every year.

Horticultural Show, Acton Trussell

Mr D Tonks (judge) points out prizewinning exhibits to the Chairman, the Rev. W A Appleby (Vicar of Bednall) at Acton Trussell horticultural show, looking on are left to right: Mr A W Bunn (committee ...

Large Black Sow, County Show, Stone

Large Black sow 'Patshull Ducar 38th' at Staffordshire Agricultural Society's County Show. This pig won First prize, and was also First and Reserve Champion at Oxford. She belonged to the Earl of Dartmouth ...

Miniature Garden winner, Eccleshall

Mike Skerratt with his First Prize winning entry for the Miniature Garden at the Eccleshall Agricultural & Horticultural Society Show in 1954.

National Farmers Union presentation evening, Uttoxeter

National Farmers Union, presentation evening, attendees are Mr W.G. Torrance, Mr Wilson, Mr Snow (URDC Chairman), Mike Massey (Sudbury), Jack Prince (Field Hall), George Elliott, (UUDC Chairman), John ...

National Farmers Union, Stafford

Included in this group of Stafford branch National Farmers Union members are Bill Millington (back row, 3rd from right), H.W. Sargent (front row, 2nd from left) and Dick Powner (front row, 5th from left). Photograph ...

Officials and judges, Stramshall

A group of officials and judges pictured at Stramshall Show. The show took place in a field near the church. Front row (left to right): Mr J. Hellaby, Mr T. Knobbs, Alfred Parker, Mrs Dainton, Mr John ...

Oncidium Incurvum - Orchidaceae of Mexico and Guatemala

This plate from The Orchidaceae of Mexico and Guatemala by James Bateman describes oncidium incurvum, also known as the Incurved Oncidium. The author claims that the plant is easy to cultivate in England. The ...

Oncidium Leucochilum - Orchidaceae of Mexico and Guatemala

This plate from The Orchidaceae of Mexico and Guatemala by James Bateman depicts oncidium leucochilum. Use the 'Zoom to Detail' button to view the image more closely. For more information about ...

Opening the new Catholic School, Springfield Road, Uttoxeter

The opening of the new St. Joseph's Roman Catholic School on Springfield Road, Uttoxeter. The Most Rev. Dr. T.L. Williams, Archbishop of Birmingham, formally unlocking the school's door. In the group ...

Orchidaceae of Mexico and Guatemala

This plate is taken from The Orchidaceae of Mexico and Guatemala by James Bateman. Use the 'Zoom to Detail' button to view the image more closely. For more information about the Orchidaceae of Mexico ...

Orchidaceae of Mexico and Guatemala - Barkeria lindleyana

This plate from The Orchidaceae of Mexico and Guatemala by James Bateman shows Barkeria lindleyana, also known as Lindley's Barkeria. Use the 'Zoom to Detail' button to view the image more closely. For ...

Orchidaceae of Mexico and Guatemala - Barkeria spectabilis

This plate from The Orchidaceae of Mexico and Guatemala by James Bateman shows barkeria spectabilis, also known as Shewy Barkeria. Use the 'Zoom to Detail' button to view the image more closely. For ...

Orchidaceae of Mexico and Guatemala - Brasavola glauca

This plate from The Orchidaceae of Mexico and Guatemala by James Bateman shows brasavola glauca, also known as Glaucous Stemmed Brasavola. Use the 'Zoom to Detail' button to view the image more closely. For ...

Orchidaceae of Mexico and Guatemala - Brassia verrucosa

This text from The Orchidaceae of Mexico and Guatemala by James Bateman describes brassia verrucosa, also known as Warty-Lipped Brassia. The author explains that the Brassia part of the plants name ...

Orchidaceae of Mexico and Guatemala - Catasetum maculatum

This plate from The Orchidaceae of Mexico and Guatemala by James Bateman shows catasetum maculatum, also known as Spotted Catasetum. Use the 'Zoom to Detail' button to view the image more closely. For ...

Orchidaceae of Mexico and Guatemala - Cattleya skinneri

This text from The Orchidaceae of Mexico and Guatemala by James Bateman describes cattleya skinneri, also known as Mr. Skinner's Cattleya. The book was published in the midst of an 'orchid mania,' ...

Orchidaceae of Mexico and Guatemala - Coryanthes speciosa

This plate from The Orchidaceae of Mexico and Guatemala by James Bateman shows coryanthes speciosa. Use the 'Zoom to Detail' button to view the image more closely. For more information about the ...