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A.W. Collyer & Sons plant nursery, Cannock

Arthur William Collyer was born in Bridgetown, Cannock. On leaving school he followed his father's trade as an auger maker, but by the 1911 census he is listed as a Colliery Clerk. He went on to run ...

Adams Butter's First Show Trailer, Ball Haye Hall

Fred Adams Snr. bought a small diary farm on Buxton Road in 1870, and his son Fred began making butter there in 1922. The business was ground-breaking, being the first in the country to produce pre-packed ...

Advertisement for Frederick H. Burgess, Eccleshall

Advertising leaflet for Frederick H. Burgess, agricultural and horticultural ironmonger, of Stafford Street, Eccleshall. Printed by E.J. Hurlstone of Eccleshall. Frederick H. Burgess founded his ironmongers ...

Advertisement for Nuffield Universal tractors, Burgess's, Stafford

Advertisement for Nuffield Universal tractors supplied by Burgess of the Green, Stafford (and branches at Eccleshall, Wolverhampton, Newcastle, Leek and Lichfield). Burgess's were dealers in agricultural ...

Advertising postcard, F.H. Burgess, Eccleshall

Postcard advertising horse-drawn cultivators supplied by F.H. Burgess of Eccleshall, who were well-known locally as agricultural and horticultural engineers, suppliers and ironmongers for over a century. Frederick ...

Arthur Johnson, butcher, Salt

Arthur Johnson, a butcher from Salt, with his son Reg delivering meat in villages around Stafford circa 1911. Reg, who was the eldest of seven children, ran the Sandon store during the war, later ran ...

Backfold Farm, Foundry Square, Burslem

A rectangular, two storey farmhouse with projections at front and rear. The plain tiled roof has three blue brick stacks and caps with two pots per stack. Constructed in dressed stone and common brick ...

Bagging Hay, Moat Farm, Gayton,

Farm workers helping to thresh and bag hay for cattle feed. Walter Davall was at Moat Farm at the time. The threshing equipment was hired out by George Vernon of Fradswell. They are using a Marshall's ...

Bagging potatoes at Lower Barns, Pattingham

The people in the photograph pictured from left to right are: Mrs Ethel Clark, Norman Williamson, George Williamson, Bert Gittins and Mrs Dixon. Lower Barns was part of the Clive Farm.

Baling straw at The Clive Farm, Pattingham

George Williamson is seated on the tractor and Jim Parkes is walking behind the baling machine.

Bamford Agricultural Sales team

The sales team are pictured outside the 'new' West works.

Bamford's Agricultural Engineers advertisement

Bamfords was founded in 1871 in Uttoxeter 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 ...

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 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 ...

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 ...

Barn at Hilltop Farm, Great Saredon

Barn at Upper Cheadle Grange, Cheadle