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Bamfords agricultural machinery, Goods yard, Uttoxeter

Bamfords mowers, side rakes, hay elevators and other agricultural machinery in the goods yard at Uttoxeter station, ready for shipping. Bamfords was founded in Uttoxeter in 1871 by Henry Bamford and ...

Bamford's cake crusher

Hand cranked cake crusher made by Bamfords of Uttoxeter. This machine was used to break up linseed oilcake. Oilcake was bought in hard large slabs and needed to be broken up for cattle feed. This model ...

Bamford's chaff cutter

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 ...

Bamford's cheese press

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 ...

Bamfords combined tedder, swathe turner and side rake

This machine combined the functions of a number of hay making processes. The tedder flipped and aereated the grass, the side rake swept it into rows to one side, and the swathe turner would turn it evenly ...

Bamfords decorated for a Royal visit, Lichfield

Bamfords occupied this site in Market Street from at least 1896 to around 1912. The building is here seen decorated, possibly to celebrate the coronation of Edward VII.

Bamford's Grinding Mill

A Bamfords 'Rapid' Grinding Mill. Although some farm animals can eat whole grain, it is more usual to crush it first. The grain is fed into the wooden hopper at the top and passes between two iron grinding ...

Bamford's root cutter

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 was collected from Bamfords factory and was belt driven, ...

Bamford's root cutter

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 ...

Bamfords swath turner detail

Close-up showing mechanism of the swathe turner's rotating tines.

Bamfords swathe turner, model SC4

The swathe turner was used to turn the hay after it was cut to ensure it dried evenly and quickly. This Bamfords model SC4 swathe turner was originally horse-drawn but has been adapted for use with a ...

Bamfords Triumph potato digger

The Triumph Potato Digger, manufactured by Bamfords of Uttoxeter, was an improved version of the potato spinner. The potato spinner damaged many of the potatoes it was lifting. The Triumph was much ...

Bamfords Yard, Uttoxeter

This photograph is taken from the old railway bridge showing Bamford’s bailers waiting to be delivered. Bamfords was founded in 1871 in Uttoxeter by Henry Bamford and made water pumps, taps and agricultural ...

Bank Farm, Checkley

View of Bank Farm from the south-east.

Bank House Farm, Hanford

The photograph shows the house and buildings of Bank House Farm, part of The Sutherland Estate. The farm was at the southern end of Bankhouse Road in Hanford. Anthony Rawlins born 1873 bought the farm ...

Bank House, Calton

To the right can be seen the three-storied Bank House, built around 1759. This postcard view also shows Town Head Farm. Copy of original image produced by Tony Blore for 'Calton is my Dwelling Place' ...

Bar cultivator

A horse-drawn single bar cultivator. Cultivators are used, like hoes, to keep control of weeds between crops. This model is unusual in that it has a single horizontal bar instead of pointed tines to ...

Barbara Hall and lambs, Levedale, Penkridge

This photograph shows Barbara Hall, 18 year-old daughter of Mr H Hall, who farmed at Levedale, she is pictured with three two-week old orphan lambs that she was rearing. Reproduced by kind permission ...