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Farming

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White Bear Farm 1942.
White Bear Farm 1942.
Thomas Ainsley, aged 82, inspects his handiwork in The White Bear Farm stackyard off South Back Lane. Thomas was Herbert Sparrow's Father in Law and a champion stackmaker.
White Bear Farm 1944.
White Bear Farm 1944.
From L to R: Ian Hayes, Doug Sparrow and Bert Sparrow driving the tractor.
Potato Picking date unknown.
Potato Picking date unknown.
Bringing in the potato crop the hard way!
Haymaking c1910.
Haymaking c1910.
Possibly a photograph of the Gibson family taken near Stillington Mill.
Potato picking.
Potato picking.
One of the last ever hand picked potato crops before machinery took over this backbreaking job.
L to R: John Vester, Nellie Mulderrig, Betty North, Margaret Gabbitas, Iris North and unknown .
Arthur North c1910.
Arthur North c1910.
Arthur North, born 1890 Stillington, ploughing at an unknown location. Arthur was one of Stillington's World War One casualties.
c1955 Potato Picking.
c1955 Potato Picking.
Potato picking in the field opposite the Fox Inn.
L TO R, Edith Pick, Steven Pick, Alf Laverack (Manor Farm, Stillington) and Mr Beck.
1955
1955
Bert Sparrow with his dairy herd in a field off Jack Lane, Stillington.