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Food and farming 1950s

Living in the Twentieth Century' project. Sources relating to food and farming in the 1950s.

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Welsh Black Cattle Sale at Dolgellau, 26 March...

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Making Eccles cakes at the Arran factory in...

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Churning butter, 31 March 1955

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Planting potatoes at Ystad Llanfarian, near...

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Milking at Ystad Llanfarian, near Bodorgan, 31...

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The Rhydygwystyl Creamery, 31 March 1955

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A Gower potato farm, 1 July 1951

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Tenants of Dwyryd farm, near Corwen, who were...

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The village postmistress, Llanelltud, November...

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Packing fruit at Bellis Brothers Ltd....

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Fruit picker at Bellis Brothers Ltd. strawberry...

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Hedging competition at Builth Wells, 1 February...

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Cottage loaves baked in an ancient oven at...

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Gertrude C. Owen behind the counter of the...

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Llanrhaeadr-ym-Mochnant grocery shop, 1...

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Livestock market, Builth Wells, 1955

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‘Tractor demonstration’ -...

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Milking with machine, c.1950 - Morfudd James

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Mrs Lettie Rees Cockle gatherer Llansaint 1955

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Village shop

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Stuart Davies recalls porridge as the staple...

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Stuart Davies recalls the meat eaten at home...

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Stuart Davies recalls the introduction of...

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Ministry of Food promoting mothers and children...

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Huw Williams talking about living on a farm

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Huw Williams talking about picking potatoes

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Exhibiting a Ferguson tractor and cultivator

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Jones Baler

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Jones Baler

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Shearing competition at the Young Farmers Rally...

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Using the combine in Tŷ Ucha, Waun,...

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Glyn, Matti and Bob Edwards, y Fron, Hendre,...

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Jones Balers at Mold Station on their way to...

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Alwyn Hughes recalls sheep on the farm

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Alwyn Hughes recalls keeping as pork meat for...

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Alwyn Hughes recalls crops; corn and hay.

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Alwyn Hughes recalls growing potatoes and self...

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Alwyn Hughes recalls a day's work

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Feeding the pet lamb

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The last load of bales from the hayfield

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Jacob's Cream Crackers advertisement

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Lovells Toffee advertisement

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Evans & Son mineral water works

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Central Restaurant, Aberystwyth advertisement

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Aberystwyth Tractors Ltd advertisement

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Farmer on his tractor, Clunyrychen Farm, Horeb,...

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Heinz Baked Beans advert in the Castle Cinema,...

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Dining room, Dyserth

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Preparing school dinner

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Stuart Davies recalls his mother baking...

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Stuart Davies recalls shopping in the local...

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Stuart Davies recalls the nature of local shops...

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Stuart Davies recalls hard boiled sweets

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Huw Williams talking about souces of food on...

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Huw Williams talking about thrashing and shearing

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The first combine made by Jones Balers tested...

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Jones Baler

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Ken and Geoff Lewis threshing, 1950s

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Alwyn Hughes recalls life on his farm in the 1950s

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Alwyn Hughes recalls milking cows

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Alwyn Hughes recalls keeping hens

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Alwyn Hughes recalls the machinery on the farm

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Alwyn Hughes recalls the farm workers

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Alwyn Hughes recalls events on farms - shearing...

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Morfydd James with the first milking machine on...

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Harvesting hay in the late 1950s

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Hay harvesting day with neighbours helping

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OP Chocolates advertisement

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Wards Cafe Aberystwyth advetisement

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Black Boy Tips Tea advertisement

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D. Jones & sons butchers advertisement

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Planting potatoes, Tirwalter Farm, Horeb, Felingwm

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Slaughtering the pig, Llaindderwenlwyd Farm,...

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