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by webweaver
25 May 2021, 15:21
Forum: Agricultural history
Topic: MAFF leaflet from late 60s/early 70s
Replies: 1
Views: 469

MAFF leaflet from late 60s/early 70s

Spottydog posted this in the Read this First forum and I have re-posted it here; I'm trying to track down a MAFF information leaflet from the late 60s/early 70s for an article I am writing. A colleague showed it to me many years ago, but he no longer has it. I think it was urging farmers to take up ...
by webweaver
17 May 2021, 17:59
Forum: Agricultural history
Topic: Painted Wagons
Replies: 4
Views: 2707

Re: Painted Wagons

Hi David I don't know which Victorian Farm you are volunteering at, but I wonder whether they are a member of the Rural Museums Network. If so, it might be worth them posting your question on the RMN's Discussion Group. Ask them about this and if you don't get a positive response, I can post your qu...
by webweaver
14 May 2021, 20:30
Forum: Agricultural history
Topic: C16 words relating to trees and woodland
Replies: 6
Views: 2363

Re: C16 words relating to trees and woodland

It might be useful to post the whole sentence that contains the first word - or even an image of the manuscript. If you need help posting the image, let me know.
by webweaver
24 Feb 2021, 11:24
Forum: Agricultural history
Topic: What is a plough creake?
Replies: 1
Views: 8579

Re: What is a plough creake?

I posted this question on the Rural Museums Network list, prompting the following: SL: I wonder whether the “creake” is the “hake”? It’s just it refers to “creake and chaynes” together. The hake is where the chain is connected to the plough. This is purely a guess. I’m sure someone out there will kn...
by webweaver
12 Jan 2021, 16:13
Forum: Agricultural history
Topic: Seeking Participation in Reviewing Popular Game About Agriculture
Replies: 4
Views: 20369

Re: Seeking Participation in Reviewing Popular Game About Agriculture

Hi Lin
I think the original poster found someone eventually. It's a pity you didn't see this at the time. Keep reading and posting though!
Web Weaver
by webweaver
14 Aug 2020, 14:39
Forum: Agricultural history
Topic: Seeking Participation in Reviewing Popular Game About Agriculture
Replies: 4
Views: 20369

Re: Seeking Participation in Reviewing Popular Game About Agriculture

Please can you clarify whether remuneration will be associated with this job.
Many thanks
Catherine
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by webweaver
14 Aug 2020, 09:30
Forum: Read this first
Topic: How to contact the administrator
Replies: 1
Views: 36929

Re: How to contact the administrator

I just don't seem to be getting notifications, which is a real pain (for everyone) when you are the administrator. So this is a test post!
by webweaver
17 Jul 2020, 08:19
Forum: Agricultural history
Topic: What are some street/road names that denote agricultural history?
Replies: 2
Views: 23114

Re: What are some street/road names that denote agricultural history?

Hi Estella There is an article by Karen de Bres, 'English Village Street Names' in Geographical Review , volume 80, no. 1 (1990), available to read online at https://www.jstor.org/stable/215898?seq=1 . I found that by googling and it looks interesting. More generally, the English Place-Name Society ...
by webweaver
17 Jul 2020, 07:52
Forum: Agricultural history
Topic: BAHS winter conference 1970
Replies: 3
Views: 24341

Re: BAHS winter conference 1970

Hi John It is interesting to get questions about the historiography of the Society itself! In the early days of the Review , conference reports were fitted in on odd half-pages at the ends of articles, as 'Notes and Comments'. The Winter Conference report you are looking for is on page 64 of volume ...
by webweaver
16 Jul 2020, 08:37
Forum: Read this first
Topic: How to contact the administrator
Replies: 1
Views: 36929

How to contact the administrator

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