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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 ...

Building a haystack, Rodbaston Agricultural College

Thatching a haystack at Rodbaston Agricultural College Rodbaston College's origins lie in 1919 when the War Agricultural Committee opened an agricultural training depot. In 1921 it became Rodbaston ...

Catering course at Rodbaston Agricultural College

Rodbaston College's origins lie in 1919 when the War Agricultural Committee opened an agricultural training depot. In 1921 it became Rodbaston Farm Institute, which was run by the County Council. It was ...

Cowshed , Rodbaston Farm Institute, Penkridge

Rodbaston College's origins lie in 1919 when the War Agricultural Committee opened an agricultural training depot. In 1921 it became Rodbaston Farm Institute, which was run by the County Council. It was ...

Examinations at Rodbaston Agricultural College

Students undertaking written examinations at Rodbaston Agricultural College. Rodbaston College's origins lie in 1919 when the War Agricultural Committee opened an agricultural training depot. In 1921 ...

Farm buildings, Rodbaston Hall Farm

Barn tower, formerly taller with a chimney. These buildings were built in the 1860s or 1870s. Rodbaston Hall was built for William Holland by 1834. In 1854 the Holland family sold it to Thomas Shaw ...

Feeding the pigs, Rodbaston Agricultural College

Rodbaston College's origins lie in 1919 when the War Agricultural Committee opened an agricultural training depot. In 1921 it became Rodbaston Farm Institute, which was run by the County Council. It was ...

Group of speakers at Rodbaston Farm Institute, Penkridge

A group of speakers at a County Poultry Conference held at Rodbaston farm Institute. Far right is Mr J.W. Rowland, head of Rodbaston's poultry department. Rodbaston College's origins lie in 1919 when ...

Group of students, Rodbaston Farm Institute

Group E students of Rodbaston Farm Institute, 1959-60. Standing (left to right): Philip S. Hodgkiss, John D. Spencer, Streve Greenway. Seated: David T. Boden, Brian Sneyd, George Mycock. Rodbaston ...

Hoeing competition, Rodbaston Farm Institute, Penkridge

Four members of the Young Farmers section of the national Farmers Union hoeing and singling mangolds during skilled competitions at Rodbaston Farm Institute. Nearest the camera is the judge. Rodbaston ...

Moving milk churns, Rodbaston Agricultural College

Rodbaston College's origins lie in 1919 when the War Agricultural Committee opened an agricultural training depot. In 1921 it became Rodbaston Farm Institute, which was run by the County Council. It was ...

Mowing machine maintenance, Rodbaston, Penkridge

A student setting the fingers on a Bamford mowing machine finger bar. Standing behind him is his instructor, Mr J.D.G. Harris. Rodbaston College's origins lie in 1919 when the War Agricultural Committee ...

Overhauling binder and mowing machine, Rodbaston, Penkridge

Students carrying out maintenance work on a reaper-binder (left) and a mower. Overseeing their work is Mr J.D.G. Harris. Rodbaston College's origins lie in 1919 when the War Agricultural Committee ...

Pig demonstration, Rodbaston Farm Institute, Penkridge

Women's Land Army recruits attending a demonstration at the pig farm at Rodbaston, led by Mr Neal. Rodbaston College's origins lie in 1919 when the War Agricultural Committee opened an agricultural ...

Plucking chickens at Rodbaston Farm Institute

Women students plucking chickens at Rodbaston Agricultural College. Rodbaston College's origins lie in 1919 when the War Agricultural Committee opened an agricultural training depot. In 1921 it became ...

Poultry dressing demonstration, Rodbaston Farm Institute, Penkridge

Women's Land Army recruits watching Mr J.W. Rowland demonstrate poultry dressing at Rodbaston Farm Institute. Rodbaston College's origins lie in 1919 when the War Agricultural Committee opened an agricultural ...

Reunion Photograph, Bradford Arms, Weaton Aston

Reunion of Rodbaston Farm Institute Students 1959-1960. The event was organised by Malcolm Watson of Tutbury (standing front, far left). Three former lecturers are standing front, far right: Yade Meadows, ...

Rodbaston College Reunion, Gailey

Group photograph of seven former students and staffof Rodbaston College, taken at the Spread Eagle, Gailey. Back row (left to right): Brian Sneyd, George Mycock, David Boden. Front row: Phillip Hodgekiss, ...