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Newborough Harvest (1912)

A gloomy group of small holders in Newborough attempting to salvage the harvest after the infamous floods of August 1912.

Arthur Law, Butcher, Newborough

Newborough butcher Arthur Law with his delivery cart in the early 1900s when he was based at Crown Street which is today School Road.

Several generations of the Law family were operating as butchers in the village as far back as the 1860s.

School Road, Newborough

Looking along School Road in Newborough from, I believe, a location that puts the school to the immediate right of the photographer.

Threshing in Newborough

Another superb image of a busy Rowell farm in Newborough.

Many thanks to Ann Rowell for this image.

 

Newborough Home Guard

A lovely wartime image showing the Newborough Home Gaurd ready for action !

Many thanks to Ann Rowell for this image.

 

Threshing at Newborough

Many thanks to Ann Rowell who forwarded this fantastic image of her grandfather and team threshing in Newborough in the early 1900s.

School Road, Newborough

An undated image of School Road, Newborough.

Guntons Road, Newborough

An undated image of Guntons Road in Newborough.

Newborough farm fire – September 1914

The smouldering haystack in the background of F Growcock’s farm at Bungalow Farm, Milking Nook, Newborough on 15th September 1914.

Peter Ashpool adds, “The Firemen would have been from the Newborough Volunteer Parish Fire Brigade”.

Fire at Newborough 1914

A nice image showing a team of men with a fire tender attending a fire at Bungalow Farm, Milking Nook, Newborough on 15th September 1914.  The farm was occupied by a Mr F Growcock.