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John B Bush

Date joined: 16/02/19

About

Born 29/11/29 in Taunton, Somerset.   Lived in Hampshire, UK until 1948; then moved to Carmarthenshire, Wales until 1969, then moved to Western Australia. Married Ruth Lenkeit 1956.

Educated at Bedales Schools, including Dunhurst. Learnt music from Tom Holding, who played in the Brigade of Guards Band at Queen Victoria's funeral. Then one year at Hampshire Farm Institute. Farming as a partner with father at Heberdens Farm, Finchdean, Portsmouth,  Hants. and in Wales at Pantyrhuad, Llanddowror, St. Clears, Carms.

Hobbies: Photography. Music making as flute player with Hubberston, Pembrokeshire County and Cadogion Philharmonic Choir, Llangadoc in 1960s

In Western Australia I also became a music teacher, retiring from this at age 77

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Hay loads heading up dingle road

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Carting Hay bales to homestead, 1968

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View from Pantyrhuad hill-top 1968

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Llwynyfelin house and buildings c. 1952

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Pantyrhuad homestead from beyond the Dingle

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Milking in outdoor bail, Pantyrhuad 1955

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Moving bail, Pantyrhuad, 1955

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Milking in outdoor bail, Pantyrhuad, summer 1955

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Outdoor bail milking, Pantyrhuad, Spring 1955

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Dairy cows strip grazing, Pantyrhuad c....

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Cows resting, Pantyrhuad summer 1953

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Cows coming in for milking, Pantyrhuad c.1952

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Wahing up, Pantyrhuad dairy, c. 1953

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Pantyrhuad big cowshed, c. 1952

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37 Tipping near the pit, Pantyrhuad 1968

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36 Lundell forage harvester, Pantyrhuad 1968

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Field Marshall tractor with Silorater, 1954

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35 Tipping silage onto pit at Llwyn-y-felin, c...

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32 Earthing over the silage pit

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33 Oliver & Ferguson tractors cutting and...

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34 Oliver tractor & Silorator, 1953

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31 Unloading onto a silage pit, 1952

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30 International green-crop loader, 1952

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29 Butterley green-crop loader, 1951

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28 Rolling our first silage, 1949

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19 Unloading grain tank into trailer

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18 Harvesting barley in Ebenezer (field), 1968

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17 Harvesting finished, 1968.

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12 Unloading sheaves

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10 Sheaf stack in south barn

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