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Woad production, Algarkirk, Lincolnshire NMR02_01_00009 Featured Farming and rural economy Image

Woad production, Algarkirk, Lincolnshire NMR02_01_00009

Algarkirk, Lincolnshire. A group of man and women cropping woad and collecting it in large wicker baskets. The earliest woad production in Britain dates from the Iron Age. By the 19th century, cheap production and imports of blue dye from indigo plants in Asia led to the woad industry's decline in Britain. The last commercial woad production in Britain was recorded in 1932 in Lincolnshire. Lantern Slide Collection, undated

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Forestry, Princes Risborough AA97_05315 Featured Farming and rural economy Image

Forestry, Princes Risborough AA97_05315

Princes Risborough, Buckinghamshire. Mr Smith and horse team at work in the woods. This hard-working team are hauling and carrying bundles of brushwood from a steep wooded slope. Photographed by Alfred Newton and Sons 1903

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Horse Work, Woodland

St Mary Littlehampton HSI01_01_002 Featured Farming and rural economy Image

St Mary Littlehampton HSI01_01_002

ST MARYS CHURCH, CHURCH STREET, LITTLEHAMPTON, ARUN, WEST SUSSEX. People at work using a steam powered threshing machine, with St Mary's Church in the background, 1901-1902.
St Mary's Church was extended eastwards in the late 19th century, with a new chancel and Lady Chapel, however by 1930 the structural condition of the church was so bad that it had to be demolished. This photograph shows the building with the late 19th century extension

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