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Rural Life Collection

Background imageRural Life Collection: The Willesborough windmill, Ashford, Kent. Kentish smock mill. 1935

The Willesborough windmill, Ashford, Kent. Kentish smock mill. 1935

Background imageRural Life 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 imageRural Life Collection: Hop picking at Maplescombe Farm, Farningham, Kent. 1938

Hop picking at Maplescombe Farm, Farningham, Kent. 1938

Background imageRural Life Collection: Workmen paint road markings on the road by some traffic lights in Swanley

Workmen paint road markings on the road by some traffic lights in Swanley. 1936

Background imageRural Life Collection: Women hop pickers in Beltring, Kent. Each worker has a gas mask over their shoulder

Women hop pickers in Beltring, Kent. Each worker has a gas mask over their shoulder in box in case of a gas attack. 1939

Background imageRural Life Collection: An old man watches on as a shack in Kingsdown is demolished. 1936

An old man watches on as a shack in Kingsdown is demolished. 1936

Background imageRural Life Collection: St Mary Cray riverside cottages and swans. 1935

St Mary Cray riverside cottages and swans. 1935

Background imageRural Life Collection: children waving to the train driver. 1936

children waving to the train driver. 1936

Background imageRural Life Collection: Mereworth Woods. 1936

Mereworth Woods. 1936

Background imageRural Life Collection: Hop pickers in East Peckham. Young and old working in the hop field. 1 September 1938

Hop pickers in East Peckham. Young and old working in the hop field. 1 September 1938

Background imageRural Life Collection: Mr Groombridge and his sheepdog, smoking their pipes, aboard their poney trap

Mr Groombridge and his sheepdog, smoking their pipes, aboard their poney trap. 1936

Background imageRural Life Collection: Farm workers are loading potatoes into sacks at a potato clamp. 1939

Farm workers are loading potatoes into sacks at a potato clamp. 1939

Background imageRural Life Collection: A ewe with her dog friend climb in the window of a sports car in West Malling. 1937

A ewe with her dog friend climb in the window of a sports car in West Malling. 1937

Background imageRural Life Collection: Hop pickers walking back to the oast houses with a loaded cart. 1935

Hop pickers walking back to the oast houses with a loaded cart. 1935

Background imageRural Life Collection: Bike racing at Swanley fete. 1936

Bike racing at Swanley fete. 1936

Background imageRural Life Collection: The Watercress beds in Footscray, Kent cared for by Mr and Mrs Johnstone seen walking

The Watercress beds in Footscray, Kent cared for by Mr and Mrs Johnstone seen walking across the bridge. 1938

Background imageRural Life Collection: Old cottages, Otford, Kent. 1935

Old cottages, Otford, Kent. 1935

Background imageRural Life Collection: Pea picking in Swanley. 1936

Pea picking in Swanley. 1936

Background imageRural Life Collection: Cricket at Chislehurst. 1935

Cricket at Chislehurst. 1935

Background imageRural Life Collection: Searles, water diviner. 1935

Searles, water diviner. 1935

Background imageRural Life Collection: Farm workers in Farningham load hay on to the trailer being pulled by a tractor. 1935

Farm workers in Farningham load hay on to the trailer being pulled by a tractor. 1935

Background imageRural Life Collection: The church ruins at Knatts Valley, Maplescombe, Kent. 1935

The church ruins at Knatts Valley, Maplescombe, Kent. 1935

Background imageRural Life Collection: Making way for new road, London Hastings Road to Dartford. 1937

Making way for new road, London Hastings Road to Dartford. 1937

Background imageRural Life Collection: A farmer and his team of horses ploughing a field. 1939

A farmer and his team of horses ploughing a field. 1939

Background imageRural Life Collection: A young boy rides a horse bareback. 1936

A young boy rides a horse bareback. 1936

Background imageRural Life Collection: The children of hop pickers take shelter to watch the Battle of Britain. August 1940

The children of hop pickers take shelter to watch the Battle of Britain. August 1940

Background imageRural Life Collection: A traffic light in Swanley. 1936

A traffic light in Swanley. 1936

Background imageRural Life Collection: Chestnut trees on the roadside in Farningham, Kent. 1935

Chestnut trees on the roadside in Farningham, Kent. 1935

Background imageRural Life Collection: Longfield pillow fight. 1938

Longfield pillow fight. 1938

Background imageRural Life Collection: Hop picking. 1935

Hop picking. 1935

Background imageRural Life Collection: Connie Gurney holding a pair of kids at a goat farm in birling, Kent, 1939

Connie Gurney holding a pair of kids at a goat farm in birling, Kent, 1939

Background imageRural Life Collection: Bedford cattle truck. 1935

Bedford cattle truck. 1935

Background imageRural Life Collection: Womens Land Army in training on the fields of Wye, Kent. Here a Land Girl is

Womens Land Army in training on the fields of Wye, Kent. Here a Land Girl is getting practice on using a tractor. 1939

Background imageRural Life Collection: A policeman keeps his eye on the traffic on market day in Dartford High Street

A policeman keeps his eye on the traffic on market day in Dartford High Street. Trolley bus wires can be seen overhead. 1936

Background imageRural Life Collection: Watercress beds in Horton Kirby. 1935

Watercress beds in Horton Kirby. 1935

Background imageRural Life Collection: Stanley Dack of Dartford. 1935

Stanley Dack of Dartford. 1935

Background imageRural Life Collection: Market personality. 1936

Market personality. 1936

Background imageRural Life Collection: Gallows sign, Magpie Inn, Stonham, Suffolk. 1937

Gallows sign, Magpie Inn, Stonham, Suffolk. 1937

Background imageRural Life Collection: Helsinki and personalities. Hon

Helsinki and personalities. Hon

Background imageRural Life Collection: Helsinki and personalities

Helsinki and personalities

Background imageRural Life Collection: A 20 hour blizzard has caused serious dislocation in Kent, where villages have been almost cut off

A 20 hour blizzard has caused serious dislocation in Kent, where villages have been almost cut off and roads blocked by snow drifts which are in some districts as deep as 8 feet

Background imageRural Life Collection: Helsinki and personalities

Helsinki and personalities

Background imageRural Life Collection: Snow scenes ( clearing away ) Eynsford. 1938

Snow scenes ( clearing away ) Eynsford. 1938

Background imageRural Life Collection: Farmers and there horses plough work together to work the field near Plum Lane

Farmers and there horses plough work together to work the field near Plum Lane. 1936

Background imageRural Life Collection: Making clay bricks powered by horses, Eyhorne Street, Hollingbourne, Kent

Making clay bricks powered by horses, Eyhorne Street, Hollingbourne, Kent. 1935

Background imageRural Life Collection: A farmer and his horse team harrowing a field in Bexley. 1938

A farmer and his horse team harrowing a field in Bexley. 1938

Background imageRural Life Collection: Pig barn, Foots Cray, Kent. 1935

Pig barn, Foots Cray, Kent. 1935

Background imageRural Life Collection: A little girl eats raspberrys in Sidcup. 1935

A little girl eats raspberrys in Sidcup. 1935



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