Mr A.W. (Jack) Pearce of Lymington, Hampshire is out to beat the world horse ploughing
Mr A.W. (Jack) Pearce of Lymington, Hampshire is out to beat the world horse ploughing record of 263 firsts and 100 cups. He is 64 and in fifty years he has won 231 first prizes and championships which includes 74 cups. At the moment he is competing in everty horse ploughing match he can find. Picture shows Jack Pearce having a very welcome drink during one of his successful matches. 16th October 1957
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Little Jimmy Horton, of Newick, Sussex, is only 4, but is already making himself
Little Jimmy Horton, of Newick, Sussex, is only 4, but is already making himself useful around his father's farm. He's been learning to milk for some time now and is fast reaching proficiency. The cows hold no terrors for him and he is quite at home with them all.
Picture shows: "Daisy", a favourite with Jimmy follows him docile into the milking said, with the bucket in one hand and a Sussex trug in the other, Jimmy looks every inch the expert "farmers boy"
22 August 1947
Kashmir, India Takh i Sulaimon overlooking the outskirts of Srinagar, Takht I Sulaimon
Takh i Sulaimon overlooking the outskirts of Srinagar, Takht I Sulaimon ( Throne of Solomon ) a high hill on the edge of the city. The tall trees are poplars, the low ones an apple orchard.
4 December 1924
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