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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Picture by Roger Bamber : 4 February 1994 : Volunteer driver Alan Pakes climbs aboard
Picture by Roger Bamber : 4 February 1994 : Volunteer driver Alan Pakes climbs aboard London North Eastern Railway (LNER) Gresley class A4 Number 4498 named after its designer "Sir Nigel Gresley" complete with his tea can. The famous locomotive was visiting the Great Central Railway at Loughborough before taking its train to Leicester.
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Ministry of works officials who made a forced entry at Duchess of Bedford house
Ministry of works officials who made a forced entry at Duchess of Bedford house, the block of luxury flats in West Kensington taken over by squatters today, Wednesday, were threatened with iron bars and left to call assistance.
Picture shows: the Ministry of works workmen had to leave the flats by window when he went back to get the tools he had left their today. The doors had been barred by the squatters.
11 September 1946