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Agriculture Collection

Background imageAgriculture Collection: Hop Picking fun for all the family. Young and old pick hops by the binful. 1950s

Hop Picking fun for all the family. Young and old pick hops by the binful. 1950s

Background imageAgriculture Collection: Stilt walker at work in Kent hopfields tying up the string on which hop bines will

Stilt walker at work in Kent hopfields tying up the string on which hop bines will climb 16th April 1956

Background imageAgriculture Collection: Hop Kilns removing dried hops from the kilns in Goudhurst. ( A general view ) 1937

Hop Kilns removing dried hops from the kilns in Goudhurst. ( A general view ) 1937

Background imageAgriculture Collection: Bassetts Mill Chiddingstone Hoath Kent England c. 1880

Bassetts Mill Chiddingstone Hoath Kent England c. 1880

Background imageAgriculture Collection: 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
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

Background imageAgriculture Collection: Pea picking in Swanley. 1936

Pea picking in Swanley. 1936

Background imageAgriculture Collection: John Topham slide show John Topham presentation Topham lecture Farmer with scythe

John Topham slide show John Topham presentation Topham lecture Farmer with scythe in wheat field © TopFoto

Background imageAgriculture Collection: Hop pickers c 1901 Kent

Hop pickers c 1901 Kent

Background imageAgriculture Collection: Kent County Show at Ashford - Arkonas Viscountess, Champion Jersey Cow, owned by Sir John B

Kent County Show at Ashford - Arkonas Viscountess, Champion Jersey Cow, owned by Sir John B
Kent County Show at Ashford - " Arkonas Viscountess", Champion Jersey Cow, owned by Sir John B.Lloyd - 1934

Background imageAgriculture Collection: Hop picking 200 years ago Hop gathering - old style - is pictured in this eighteenth

Hop picking 200 years ago Hop gathering - old style - is pictured in this eighteenth century print in the Kent county archives at Maidstone

Background imageAgriculture Collection: Crockenhill Woods. 1934

Crockenhill Woods. 1934

Background imageAgriculture Collection: Mr Jimmy Burrows the farmhand on Westwood Farm, Westerham, Kent, showing the flail

Mr Jimmy Burrows the farmhand on Westwood Farm, Westerham, Kent, showing the flail to some young visitors. One man can thresh much corn in a day, the total being equal to nearly a sack an hour. 1935

Background imageAgriculture Collection: A man walks down a country road passing an oast house, near Penshurst, Kent, England

A man walks down a country road passing an oast house, near Penshurst, Kent, England

Background imageAgriculture Collection: Western star 6x4 artic unit with a 4 axle lift trailer, the trailer is a flat bed

Western star 6x4 artic unit with a 4 axle lift trailer, the trailer is a flat bed at an agriculture store in the blue mountains above Collingwood Ontario Canada

Background imageAgriculture Collection: Two Geese have a bath in an old bath tub undated

Two Geese have a bath in an old bath tub undated

Background imageAgriculture Collection: Two pictures taken from almost the same viewpoint on grays Farm Estate (LCC) near Orpington

Two pictures taken from almost the same viewpoint on grays Farm Estate (LCC) near Orpington, Kent. (X ref. M00982242). This first picture shows the land when it was used for farming - with an

Background imageAgriculture Collection: Fish and Chips for women farm workers on a chilly March day 1948. The van is a converted

Fish and Chips for women farm workers on a chilly March day 1948. The van is a converted
An enterprising ex Royal Naval Chief Steward has sunk his gratuity into a mobile fish and chip shop and now takes hot dinners to workers in the fields

Background imageAgriculture Collection: King George VI poses with a large pig, helping to promote the use of swill made

King George VI poses with a large pig, helping to promote the use of swill made from waste during the war to keep Britain fed. 8 August 1942

Background imageAgriculture Collection: Horses working on the farm - ploughing in Clydesdales, Ayrshire

Horses working on the farm - ploughing in Clydesdales, Ayrshire

Background imageAgriculture Collection: Man cutting corn with a scythe - harvesting by hand. Picture shows Fred Goldup, aged 72

Man cutting corn with a scythe - harvesting by hand. Picture shows Fred Goldup, aged 72, working on a farm near Shoreham, Kent

Background imageAgriculture Collection: Two pictures on the L. C. C. housing estate at St Pauls Cray, Kent where houses where

Two pictures on the L. C. C. housing estate at St Pauls Cray, Kent where houses where
Two pictures on the L.C.C. housing estate at St Pauls Cray, Kent where houses where being built at a rate of 30/40 per week to house the thousands of homeless workers of London

Background imageAgriculture Collection: Womans Land Army 1940 Kent

Womans Land Army 1940 Kent

Background imageAgriculture Collection: Mono Print

Mono Print
Charlie and his home made bender which he attaches to his swcythe to make the wheat lie for easy collection - when he cuts round the outside of a field ready for the bindre - at Shireham, Kent

Background imageAgriculture Collection: Stanley Dack of Dartford. 1935

Stanley Dack of Dartford. 1935

Background imageAgriculture Collection: Mr Groombridges Sheepdog 1936 The Old Soldier on Guard - with pipe and stick

Mr Groombridges Sheepdog 1936 The Old Soldier on Guard - with pipe and stick

Background imageAgriculture Collection: Tree felling. Stockbury. Kent 1937

Tree felling. Stockbury. Kent 1937

Background imageAgriculture Collection: Mrs Florence Allbeury is 80 years old. She lives at Swanley Kent. With her bicycle 1954

Mrs Florence Allbeury is 80 years old. She lives at Swanley Kent. With her bicycle 1954

Background imageAgriculture Collection: Still using the flail on a Kentish farm. On the farm of Mr T Oakey Westwood Farm

Still using the flail on a Kentish farm. On the farm of Mr T Oakey Westwood Farm, Westerham, Kent, the flail is still used for threshing small crops of corn

Background imageAgriculture Collection: 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 fathers farm. Hes been learning to milk for some time now and is fast reaching proficiency

Background imageAgriculture Collection: A woman farm worker on self binding machine on the farm on the Sussex Downs. August

A woman farm worker on self binding machine on the farm on the Sussex Downs. August 1941

Background imageAgriculture Collection: Moor Dmitry - HELP Moscow, 1921

Moor Dmitry - HELP Moscow, 1921

Background imageAgriculture Collection: Mr Lummis, an ex RASC officer, runs a daffodil farm at Godstone, Isle of Wight

Mr Lummis, an ex RASC officer, runs a daffodil farm at Godstone, Isle of Wight. 31 March 1920

Background imageAgriculture Collection: Counting the votes at 102 Gower Street ( Carried out under the supervision of Messrs Barton Matthew)

Counting the votes at 102 Gower Street ( Carried out under the supervision of Messrs Barton Matthew)
Counting the votes at 102 Gower Street ( Carried out under the supervision of Messrs Barton Matthew and co. The Bishopsgate accountants)

Background imageAgriculture Collection: A small girl with a large crop - Miss Joy Lummis returning with the results of her labours

A small girl with a large crop - Miss Joy Lummis returning with the results of her labours, a large crop of daffodils she has picked from her fathers flower farm on the Isle of Wight. 31 March 1920

Background imageAgriculture Collection: At the Mary Macarthur Holiday Home for Working Women in Ongar in Essex, haymaking gets under way

At the Mary Macarthur Holiday Home for Working Women in Ongar in Essex, haymaking gets under way. 22 July 1924

Background imageAgriculture Collection: Kashmir, India Takh i Sulaimon overlooking the outskirts of Srinagar, Takht I Sulaimon

Kashmir, India Takh i Sulaimon overlooking the outskirts of Srinagar, Takht I Sulaimon ( Throne of Solomon ) a high hill on the edge of the city

Background imageAgriculture Collection: Ancient and modern, horse and motor ploughs at Henley Show. There were numerous

Ancient and modern, horse and motor ploughs at Henley Show. There were numerous competitions at the Henley and District Agricultural Association Show held at Hailey Wood, Shiplaks. 28 September 1921

Background imageAgriculture Collection: Women farm workers at Sparsholt, Hampshire. 1914-1918

Women farm workers at Sparsholt, Hampshire. 1914-1918

Background imageAgriculture Collection: Tunbridge Wells and South Eastern Counties Show Mr Wimabriags prize winning British

Tunbridge Wells and South Eastern Counties Show Mr Wimabriags prize winning British Friesian bull Kemsing Sultan 1934

Background imageAgriculture Collection: Land girl harvesting vegetables WWII

Land girl harvesting vegetables WWII

Background imageAgriculture Collection: Livestock in a field on a farm in Winchelsea, East Sussex, England

Livestock in a field on a farm in Winchelsea, East Sussex, England

Background imageAgriculture Collection: Wine harvest in a vineyard using foreign labour in the village of St-Guiraud, Herault

Wine harvest in a vineyard using foreign labour in the village of St-Guiraud, Herault, Midi, South of France. Circa 1978

Background imageAgriculture Collection: The wine harvest in a vineyard in the village of St-Guiraud, Herault, Midi, South

The wine harvest in a vineyard in the village of St-Guiraud, Herault, Midi, South of France. Circa 1978

Background imageAgriculture Collection: Damage to crops ( storm ). 1937

Damage to crops ( storm ). 1937

Background imageAgriculture Collection: First Christmas Fat Stock Show since the War at Edenbridge. Mr. S. Warnett (

First Christmas Fat Stock Show since the War at Edenbridge. Mr. S. Warnett ( in trilby ) and Dick Foster ( in cap ) judging class 1 ( for steers ) at the Edenbridge, Kent, Christmas Fat Stock Show

Background imageAgriculture Collection: Damage to crops ( storm ). Farmer surveying his field. 1937

Damage to crops ( storm ). Farmer surveying his field. 1937

Background imageAgriculture Collection: Pear trees at the East Malling Research Station open day in Kent. 1938

Pear trees at the East Malling Research Station open day in Kent. 1938

Background imageAgriculture Collection: Dr Hatton and Mr Woodward at the East Malling Research Station open day in Kent

Dr Hatton and Mr Woodward at the East Malling Research Station open day in Kent, where Dr Hatton is to give a lecture. 1938



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