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History pictures online - Farming

Jack Honour ploughing part of the 300 acres belonging to Moffats Farm in September 1914
Jack Honour ploughing part of the 300 acres belonging to Moffats Farm in September 1914
The ninth chapter of a photographic history of North Mymms has now been reproduced on this site.

Chapter nine deals with farming in North Mymms and is part of the latest work produced by the North Mymms Local History Society, featuring photographs dating back more than 130 years.

The collection of pictures includes a photograph of Moffats Farmhouse taken around 1900 where Charles Honour farmed 300 acres.

To view the pictures in the ninth chapter click here.

The 62-page book, "North Mymms Pictures From the Past", is made up of 12 chapters and contains almost 120 previously unpublished images.

The book was selling for just 2 but the entire print run of 1,000 copies was snapped up within weeks of going on sale. The funding for "North Mymms Pictures From the Past" came from the Heritage Lottery Fund and the North Mymms Parish Council.

All images have been heavily compressed to assist download speeds. The photographs in the actual book are much clearer and larger.

The remaining three chapters will be added one by one over the coming weeks. To view the index for the book click here. Don't bother clicking on any chapters other than the first nine just now because all you will get are holding pages saying they are still being built.

February 1, 2003

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