Agriculture 1750-1900

“Agriculture in England from 1750 to 1900 with particular reference to the Inclosure of Great Chesterford, Essex”, by Christine J Carver, Hockerill College, Bishop’s Stortford. (Typed thesis)

Turner, Walter

Photograph of Mr Walter Turner owner of Turner’s Farm at the top of the High Street, next to the Plough. He was a staunch Christian and member of the Salvation Army. He disliked the Church and supported the new non-conformist Congregational Chapel on Carmel...

Mill Farm

Mid 1900s photo of Mr Dyball of Mill Farm at work on his tractor in the field just off Walden Road. The farmhouse can be seen top left and the row of cottages and farm buildings have not yet been demolished. The farmhouse became a private property called Two...

Mill Farm

Mr Dyball used Suffolk Punch shire horses at Mill Farm but this photo shows their eventual demise in favour of tractors as was happening elsewhere on village farms.

Mill Farm Field

Mr Cecil Dyball surveying a harvested field on Mill Farm. The farmhouse can be seen top right.