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National Farm Survey - no. 57, Aldington

Mr William H NEW
83 Kings Road, Evesham
Size of Farm
5 acres and over

Census Form C47

C47 returned?
Acreage of Crops and Grass
Q10 - Potatoes, main crop and second earlies1½ acre
Q16 - Cabbage, Savoys and Kohl Rabi, for fodder2 acres
Q23 - Orchards, with crops, fallow, or grass below the trees4½ acres
Q25 - Small Fruit, not under orchard trees2 acres
Q26 - Vegetables for human consumption (excluding Potatoes), Flowers and Crops under Glass14½ acres
Q33 - TOTAL OF ABOVE ITEMS, 1-32 (Total acreage of excluding Rough Grazings)24½ acres
Labour employed on 4th June
Q35 - Wholetime regular workers, Males 21 and over1
Q36 - Wholetime regular workers, Males 18-201
Q37 - Wholetime regular workers, Males under 181
Q41 - Casual (seasonal or part-time) workers, Women and girls3
Q82 - Used for agricultural purposes (including mares kept for breeding) or by Market Gardeners, Geldings1

Census Form C51

C51 returned?
Acreage of small fruit
Q81 - Strawberries2 acres
Q87 - TOTAL ACREAGE2 acres
Acreage of vegetables for human consumption, flowers, crops under glass
Q88 - Brussels Sprouts5 acres
Q89 - Cabbage, Savoys, Kate and Sprouting Broccoli2 acres
Q95 - Onions4 acres
Q97 - Beans, Runner and French1½ acres
Q98 - Peas, Green, for Market2 acres
Q115 - TOTAL14½ acres

Census Form SF

SF returned?
Labour on 4th June
Q129 - Workers, Whole Time Family, Male3
Q132 - Workers, Casual, Female3
Motive power on holding on 4th June
Q137 - Oil or Petrol Engines, Number and Horse Power1 (6 Horse Power)
Q140 - Wheel Tractors for field work, Number, Make and Horse Power1 - Trusty tractor (6 Horse Power)
Q144 - If holding owned by you, best estimated annual rental value£120
Length of occupation of holding
Q147 - How many years have you been the occupier of the holding?17 years


B496 returned?
QA1 - Is occupier tenant or owner?Owner and Tenant
QA2a - If tenant, forename of ownerE G
QA2b - If tenant, surname of ownerRIGHTON
QA2c - If tenant, address of ownerEvesham
QA3 - Is farmer full-time, part-time, spare time, hobby, other type, and other occupation, if anyFull time
QA4 - Does farmer occupy other land? If so, name of holding, parish and countyNo
QA5 - Has farmer grazing rights over land not occupied by him? If so, nature of such rightsNo
Conditions of Farm
QB1 - Percentage of area on which soil is heavy/medium/light/peaty25% heavy; 75% medium
QB2 - Is farm conveniently laid out?Moderately
QB3 - Percentage of farm which is naturally good/fair/bad100% good
QB4 - Situation in regard to roadGood
QB5 - Situation in regard to railwayGood
QB6 - Condition of farmhouse and buildingsFarmhouse - not applicable; Buildings - good
QB7 - Condition of farm roadsGood
QB8 - Condition of fencesGood
QB9 - Condition of ditchesGood
QB10 - General condition of field drainageGood
QB11 - Condition of cottagesNot applicable
QB14 - Is there infestation with rabbits and moles, rats and mice, rooks and wood pigeons, other birds, insect pests?No infestation
QB15 - Is there heavy infestation with weeds? If so, kind of weeds?No
QB16 - Are there derelict fields? If so, acreageNo
Water and Electricity
QC2 - Water supply to farm buildingsWell & Roof
QC3 - Water supply to fieldsWell & Stream
QC4 - Is there a seasonal shortage of water?No
QC5 - Electricity supply - public light, public power, private light, private powerNo electricity supply
QD1 - Is farm classified as A, B or C?A
QD3 - Condition of arable landGood
QD4 - Condition of pastureFair
QD5 - Use of fertilisers on arable/grass landArable land - adequate; Pasture land - to some extent
Field information recorded by
R W Sidwell - 8 Nov 1943
Primary record completed by
P BrIce - 14 Dec 1943