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Farmer John Stephens: Hedging and farm implements

Hedging accounts
'Hedging' page, pocket book of Farmer Stephens
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John kept a close record of how many yards of new hedging had been planted or laid during the year, listing the field names as he went along.

Winnowing machine
Winnowing machine, 19th c.
Brecknock Museum and Art Gallery

He also listed the implements he had on the farm for valuation purposes, this list from 1901:


List of implements
'List of implements with value of same Christmas 1901', pocket book of Farmer Stephens
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