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Background imageAgriculture Collection: Grampound

Grampound Show, Grampound, Cornwall. 7th May 1914

Agriculture Collection: Isles of Scilly

Isles of Scilly Collection
6 Items

Agriculture Collection: Redruth

Redruth Collection
2 Items

Background imageAgriculture Collection: Restormel

Restormel
Milkmaid, Restormel Manor House, Lanlivery, Cornwall. 1914-1918

Background imageAgriculture Collection: St Buryan

St Buryan
Haymaking near St Buryan, Cornwall. Late 1800s

Background imageAgriculture Collection: St Just in Penwith

St Just in Penwith
Two women milking cows in a field, St Just in Penwith, Cornwall. Late 1800s

Background imageAgriculture Collection: Loading stooks onto a horse and cart during the harvest, Cornwall. 1920s

Loading stooks onto a horse and cart during the harvest, Cornwall. 1920s
Cornishman and amateur photographer, Major Arthur William Gill, was well known in Cornwall and elsewhere during the 1920s and 1930s for his presentations of stills

Background imageAgriculture Collection: Collecting kelp, Widmouth Bay, St Merryn, Cornwall. Early 1900s

Collecting kelp, Widmouth Bay, St Merryn, Cornwall. Early 1900s
Two men with horse and carts collect kelp from the shoreline. Photographer: T.H. Williams

Background imageAgriculture Collection: Flower picking in West Cornwall or the Isles of Scilly, Cornwall. 1890s

Flower picking in West Cornwall or the Isles of Scilly, Cornwall. 1890s
Four women picking narcissi in West Cornwall or the Isles of Scilly 1890s. Photographer: Unknown

Background imageAgriculture Collection: Shepherd with sheep, Cornwall. Late 1800s

Shepherd with sheep, Cornwall. Late 1800s
A shepherd followed by flock of sheep in a leafy Cornish lane. Photographer: Unknown

Background imageAgriculture Collection: The Fourburrow Hunt at Tregothnan, Tresillian, Cornwall. Early 1900s

The Fourburrow Hunt at Tregothnan, Tresillian, Cornwall. Early 1900s
The Master, Mr. A. Wallis, leading the huntsmen and the hounds towards the Lodge gates. Tregothnan has been home to the Boscawen family since 1334

Background imageAgriculture Collection: Two women milking cows in a field, St Just in Penwith, Cornwall. Late 1800s

Two women milking cows in a field, St Just in Penwith, Cornwall. Late 1800s
A stereoscopic view of two women milking cows in a field in the St Just in Penwith area. Three farm buildings are in the background. It is possible that the cows being milked are Welsh Blacks

Background imageAgriculture Collection: Women picking daffodils, River Fal, Cornwall. Around 1920s

Women picking daffodils, River Fal, Cornwall. Around 1920s
Five women picking daffodils, standing with bunches. Probably on the River Fal, with a laid-up ship on the water in the background. Photographer: Unknown

Background imageAgriculture Collection: Threshing corn at an unidentified location in Cornwall. Probably 1900s

Threshing corn at an unidentified location in Cornwall. Probably 1900s
A Traction Engine on the left of the picture, provides the power via a long belt from its fly wheel to the threshing machine on the right of the picture

Background imageAgriculture Collection: Haystack, Cornwall. Early 1900s

Haystack, Cornwall. Early 1900s
Haystack covered with corrugated iron sheets which are weighed down with suspended large granite boulders of the Druids egg type. Photographer: Unknown

Background imageAgriculture Collection: The Fourburrow Hunt, Tregothnan Lodge, Tresillian, Cornwall. Around 1911

The Fourburrow Hunt, Tregothnan Lodge, Tresillian, Cornwall. Around 1911
The Fourburrow Hunt at Tregothnan Lodge. Mrs Brickman the masters daughter is sitting side saddle on the horse on the left, Lady Falmouth is standing in the centre and the Master

Background imageAgriculture Collection: The Fourburrow Hunt, Cornwall. 1st November 1911

The Fourburrow Hunt, Cornwall. 1st November 1911
First meet of the season for the Fourburrow Hunt. The Master, Mr Aubrey Wallis is in the centre. Photographer: Arthur William Jordan

Background imageAgriculture Collection: The Cornwall County Council Dairy School, Truro. Around 1920

The Cornwall County Council Dairy School, Truro. Around 1920
Cornwall County Council Dairy school with Miss A.J. Nicholas, 1st prize winner at Crystal Palace and the Royal Cornwall Show between 1910-1920

Background imageAgriculture Collection: Cutting broccoli, near Penzance, Cornwall. Early 1900s

Cutting broccoli, near Penzance, Cornwall. Early 1900s
A group of farm workers stand in front of a large cart with two horses. Photographer: Unknown

Background imageAgriculture Collection: Milk cart, Truro, Cornwall. Probably 1923

Milk cart, Truro, Cornwall. Probably 1923
Milk roundswoman for W. Tunkin based at 43 Daniell Street, Truro. Photographer: Arthur William Jordan

Background imageAgriculture Collection: Milk cart, Lemon Street, Truro, Cornwall. Probably 1923

Milk cart, Lemon Street, Truro, Cornwall. Probably 1923
Milk roundswoman for W. Tunkin based at 43 Daniell Street, Truro. Photographer: Arthur William Jordan

Background imageAgriculture Collection: Wheelwright at Trenear, Wendron, Cornwall. Late 1800s

Wheelwright at Trenear, Wendron, Cornwall. Late 1800s
A wheelwright or wagon-maker shop in the late 19th century. Thomas Faull was a wheelwright in the Wendron Churchtown in 1873, and at Trenear from 1883. Photographer: Samuel John Govier

Background imageAgriculture Collection: Farmhouse and outbuildings, Blackwater, Mithian, Cornwall. Around 1890

Farmhouse and outbuildings, Blackwater, Mithian, Cornwall. Around 1890
A farmhouse and outbuildings with a horse and trap and a group of people. In 1982 the house was called The Highlands and is situated at SW 742 465 on the St Agnes road near Blackwater in Cornwall

Background imageAgriculture Collection: Threshing in Cornwall. Around 1880s or 1890s

Threshing in Cornwall. Around 1880s or 1890s
Threshing machine driven by a steam engine with a large number of people, men, women and children. The engine is probably a Marshall built at Gainsborough, Lincolnshire

Background imageAgriculture Collection: Harvesting at Trewhella Farm, St Hilary, Cornwall. Around 1900-1910

Harvesting at Trewhella Farm, St Hilary, Cornwall. Around 1900-1910
Steam threshing using an Aveling & Porter engine built at Rochester, Kent. Engine no 3424. The farmer is thought to be Mr Berryman, probably the one sitting in the trap holding the whip

Background imageAgriculture Collection: Beehives and beekeepers, unidentified location, Cornwall. Early 1900s

Beehives and beekeepers, unidentified location, Cornwall. Early 1900s
Two gentlemen posing with a collection of beehives. One of the men is holding a copy of The British Bee Journal. The other is possibly wearing the uniform of a railway guard. Photographer: Unknown

Background imageAgriculture Collection: Farmhands in smocks, Cornwall. Early 1900s

Farmhands in smocks, Cornwall. Early 1900s
A group of men and boys in traditional agricultural costume, holding a variety of hand tools. Photographer: Arthur William Jordan

Background imageAgriculture Collection: Haymaking, Cornwall. May-June 1916

Haymaking, Cornwall. May-June 1916
Two men and horses gathering up the hay whilst haymaking. Photographer: Arthur William Jordan

Background imageAgriculture Collection: Ploughing with a team of two horses, Cornwall. Early 1900s

Ploughing with a team of two horses, Cornwall. Early 1900s
Female worker, wearing a long mac and sou wester, engaged in ploughing with a two furrow plough pulled by a team of two horses, under the apparent supervision of a man closely watching her progress

Background imageAgriculture Collection: Sheep shearing, Royal Cornwall Show, Camborne, Cornwall. 9th-10th June 1915

Sheep shearing, Royal Cornwall Show, Camborne, Cornwall. 9th-10th June 1915
Sheep shearing demonstration with automated clippers. Photographer: Arthur William Jordan

Background imageAgriculture Collection: Probus Horse Show, Cornwall. Saturday 31st April 1921

Probus Horse Show, Cornwall. Saturday 31st April 1921
A row of bookmakers at work on their stands with their blackboards showing the runners names. The bookie, L. Jones of Cardiff, can be seen in the foreground. Photographer: Arthur William Jordan

Background imageAgriculture Collection: Disc harrowing, Tregothnan House, St Michael Penkivel, Cornwall. 8th April 1918

Disc harrowing, Tregothnan House, St Michael Penkivel, Cornwall. 8th April 1918
Disc harrowing with a tractor, one man driving with another seated on the harrow. Tregothnan house can be seen in the background. Tregothnan has been home to the Boscawen family since 1334

Background imageAgriculture Collection: Blacksmiths shop at Godolphin Cross, Cornwall. Early 1900s

Blacksmiths shop at Godolphin Cross, Cornwall. Early 1900s
A group of men outside the blacksmiths shop at Herland Cross in Godolphin Cross. On the left is George Reynolds standing on a granite block used for fixing iron bands to waggon wheels

Background imageAgriculture Collection: Family group during harvest, Cornwall. Late 1800s

Family group during harvest, Cornwall. Late 1800s
Family group with horse drawn farm machinery in a hayfield. Photographer: Unknown

Background imageAgriculture Collection: Haymaking, near Padstow, Cornwall. Around 1900

Haymaking, near Padstow, Cornwall. Around 1900
Haymaking with a group of male and female farm workers. Photographer: T.H. Williams

Background imageAgriculture Collection: Threshing machine, Cornwall. Early 1900s

Threshing machine, Cornwall. Early 1900s
A Burrell steam engine driving a threshing tackle and elevator. Photographer: T.H. Williams

Background imageAgriculture Collection: Three men building a Cornish Mow. 1900

Three men building a Cornish Mow. 1900
Three men building a Cornish Mow (rick) in a field overlooking a Cornish estuary while the dog takes it easy. Probably on Rock side of the Camel estuary looking across the Camel river to the railway

Background imageAgriculture Collection: Opening of agricultural show, Cornwall. Early 1920s

Opening of agricultural show, Cornwall. Early 1920s
Opening of an agricultural show, possibly the Royal Cornwall Show. A gentleman with a top hat is reading to a group of men dressed in mayoral robes and chains of office

Background imageAgriculture Collection: The Fourburrow Hunt, Boscawen Street, Truro, Cornwall. January 1912

The Fourburrow Hunt, Boscawen Street, Truro, Cornwall. January 1912
Fourburrow Hunt gathered in Boscawen Street. The Master, Mr Aubrey Wallis is in the centre. Photographer: Arthur William Jordan

Background imageAgriculture Collection: Milkmaid, Cornwall. Early 1900s

Milkmaid, Cornwall. Early 1900s
Woman about to milk a cow. Photographer: Samuel John Govier

Background imageAgriculture Collection: Gardeners, Cornwall. Early 1900s

Gardeners, Cornwall. Early 1900s
Three gardeners stand in a flower bed. Possibly F. Wyatt in Grampound. Photographer: Samuel John Govier

Background imageAgriculture Collection: Hay wagon, Little Canaan, Kenwyn, Truro, Cornwall. Early 1900s

Hay wagon, Little Canaan, Kenwyn, Truro, Cornwall. Early 1900s
A hay wagon being loaded by the ford at Little Canaan, Kenwyn. Photographer: Arthur William Jordan

Background imageAgriculture Collection: Farm workers, St Merryn, Cornwall. Early 1900s

Farm workers, St Merryn, Cornwall. Early 1900s
Farm workers beside a stone cottage in a field by the sea with Gull Rock in the background. Probably taken on Trevose Barton. At either side two horses and carts

Background imageAgriculture Collection: Threshing machine in collision with a hayrick. Possibly in St Stephen in Brannel, Cornwall

Threshing machine in collision with a hayrick. Possibly in St Stephen in Brannel, Cornwall. Around 1912
Threshing machine and steam engine partially collapsed and overturned, propping up a hayrick which is leaning over at rather an alarming angle. The chimney from the engine can be seen on the ground

Background imageAgriculture Collection: Taking a break at harvest time, Polpenwith, Constantine, Cornwall. Around 1884

Taking a break at harvest time, Polpenwith, Constantine, Cornwall. Around 1884
Croust time for the harvesters and accompanying family group. ( Croust is a traditional Cornish word for a break for food.) The lady sitting in the foreground is Sarah Selina Perry Williams

Background imageAgriculture Collection: Harvesting mangolds, Cornwall. Around 1900 or earlier

Harvesting mangolds, Cornwall. Around 1900 or earlier
Four women harvesting mangolds. Photographer: Canon Henry Holroyd Mills

Background imageAgriculture Collection: Haymaking, Cornwall. 1900s

Haymaking, Cornwall. 1900s
Farmworkers using a steam driven threshing machine to make sheaves of hay and build a rick. Photographer: Arthur William Jordan

Background imageAgriculture Collection: Trotting event, Royal Cornwall Show, Camborne, Cornwall. 1923 or 1927

Trotting event, Royal Cornwall Show, Camborne, Cornwall. 1923 or 1927
Competitor Black Bess in fine trotting mode, the driver handling the reins in a light-weight carriage. Watched by mass ranks of spectators. Photographer: Arthur William Jordan



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