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by webweaver
28 Aug 2018, 16:12
Forum: Agricultural history
Topic: A building referred to as a Buck House
Replies: 4
Views: 6898

Re: A building referred to as a Buck House

Brendan, it might be useful to say which part of the British Isles your Buck House references come from.
Webweaver
by webweaver
24 May 2018, 08:45
Forum: Agricultural history
Topic: Question about an AGRICULTURAL SERVANTS OFFICE sign
Replies: 2
Views: 13703

Re: Question about an AGRICULTURAL SERVANTS OFFICE sign

Thanks! I have alerted the person who originally asked the question.
C.
by webweaver
16 Apr 2018, 10:39
Forum: Agricultural history
Topic: calf rearing
Replies: 1
Views: 20989

Re: calf rearing

Hi Judi The best place to post this question would be in the Agricultural History forum, but I have left it here because one answer might be for you to sign up for LIBRAL, our LIBrary of Rural and Agricultural History. I searched there for calves and got over 4000 hits; beef got over 2000 hits, so y...
by webweaver
02 Apr 2018, 16:56
Forum: Agricultural history
Topic: Question about an AGRICULTURAL SERVANTS OFFICE sign
Replies: 2
Views: 13703

Question about an AGRICULTURAL SERVANTS OFFICE sign

Posting this on behalf of someone else: In our Northamptonshire village (I have not given the village name, as I know that the owner of the cottage does not wish to attract too many people to view it), there is a old cast iron sign (about 2 feet high ) fixed to the wall of a thatched cottage. It has...
by webweaver
31 Jan 2018, 11:38
Forum: LibRAL
Topic: Milford wheelwright from Thorverton
Replies: 2
Views: 15294

Re: Milford wheelwright from Thorverton

Hi Sarah You've posted this in the LIBRAL forum, which is really for discussing the online Library of Rural and Agricultural Literature. Now, you might find some advertisements for your wheelwright in there (I have no idea, and it may be like finding a needle in a haystack, unless the search comes u...
by webweaver
31 Jan 2018, 08:33
Forum: Agricultural history
Topic: Denny of Cruikshank, Scotland
Replies: 6
Views: 32045

Re: Denny of Cruikshank, Scotland

Hi Alan
I asked Ted Collins (apparently I've asked him twice!) and he said he doesn't know. Sorry!
by webweaver
26 Jan 2018, 07:49
Forum: Agricultural history
Topic: Professor Storch's Fat-Extractor
Replies: 2
Views: 24785

Re: Professor Storch's Fat-Extractor

I am not sure whether they would have one at the Museum of English Rural Life in Reading, but Long's book on British Dairy Farming is now on our online Library, LIBRAL, if you would like to sign up for that. If you do, please post here and I will create a log in for you (it's in 'beta' mode at them ...
by webweaver
10 Oct 2017, 12:42
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Historic Farms in Crewkerne
Replies: 2
Views: 23106

Re: Historic Farms in Crewkerne

Thank you for letting us know about this. I will publicise it on the home page if you remind me nearer the time. The BAHS Spring Conference will be in Cannington 26-28 March next year so perhaps some attendees would like to make a detour to Crewkerne.
by webweaver
13 Jul 2017, 11:32
Forum: Announcements
Topic: From the Cotswolds to the Chilterns: The historic landscapes of Oxfordshire
Replies: 0
Views: 41319

From the Cotswolds to the Chilterns: The historic landscapes of Oxfordshire

The Society for Landscape Studies is holding their autumn conference, ‘From the Cotswolds to the Chilterns: The historic landscapes of Oxfordshire’, on Saturday 21 October 2017 at Anne’s College, Oxford. Book your place now.
by webweaver
29 Jun 2017, 11:59
Forum: Read this first
Topic: How will I know when someone replies?
Replies: 0
Views: 48530

How will I know when someone replies?

You are strongly advised to subscribe to the forums you are interested in, or at least subscribe to your topic. To subscribe to a forum, you have to be on the contents page of the forum (click on the name of the forum, e.g. Agricultural History ) and then go right to the bottom of the page and click...