Farming on Surfleet Fen in 1959

Farming on Surfleet Fen in 1959

Gosberton Risegate resident Mark Joy has sent us this picture of wheat being combined in 1959. Mark says: “My Dad, Gus Joy, is driving the lorry and Fred Wilson is operating the combine. “They were working (and did for many years) for Proctor Bros Ltd,of Gosberton.... read more
Lowdens Farm House

Lowdens Farm House

This photograph, believed to have been taken in the 1890’s, shows William Lowden and his wife Sarah, and their nephew George William Chatterton. They are recorded in the 1891 Census for Fulney Lane, Spalding: Now the home of Unique Cottage Studio which renovated this... read more
The probe at Pear Tree Farm By David Kaye

The probe at Pear Tree Farm By David Kaye

For the past seven years Mr. G. A. Harrison, the foreman for Mr. J. Mawby at Pear Tree Hill Farm, Whaplode Drove, South Lincolnshire, had been picking up pieces of Romano-British pottery in a field near Flag Lane. His daughter, Pat, recognised several of these sherds,... read more
Exciting New Partnership with Sacrewell Farm

Exciting New Partnership with Sacrewell Farm

This weekend we opened our new workshop at Sacrewell Farm. This workshop will supplement the Forge in Spalding. Both venues will still continue with commissions and tasters. So don’t forget to ask if you want anything in metal or maybe something repaired. We will also... read more
Blacksmithing at Sacrewell Farm, Peterborough

Blacksmithing at Sacrewell Farm, Peterborough

Our new workshop at Sacrewell Farm. Why not come and say hi. We are doing Blacksmithing tasters. The Forge is also open so come and experience Blacksmithing and 3d... read more
Blacksmithing at Sacrewell Farm in Peterborough

Blacksmithing at Sacrewell Farm in Peterborough

Come see us at Sacrewell Farm in Peterborough. Blacksmithing demonstration and tasters. Blacksmithing at Sacrewell Farm, Peterborough. We are here for the weekend why not come and say hello Posted by Chain Bridge Forge on Saturday, 16 September... read more
Workshops at Sacrewell Farm – Peterborough

Workshops at Sacrewell Farm – Peterborough

Chain Bridge Forge will be providing taster sessions at Sacrewell Farm this Autumn. Here is a link to their website, where customers can find out all they need about upcoming workshops and activities. Feel free to give your feedback and if anything needs changing, let... read more
Family Farming in the 1950’s

Family Farming in the 1950’s

Sutton Bridge resident Barry Lee lived on HS Dickerson’s Farm in Strong’s Bank in Holbeach St Johns with his father Fred and family. The photographs show life on the Farm. Barry and his brothers Fred and Colin hoeing strawberries Barry’s father with... read more