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National Farm Survey - no. 112, Badsey

Mr Arthur G KEEN
25 Synehurst, Badsey
Size of Farm
5 acres and over

Census Form C47

C47 returned?
Acreage of Crops and Grass
Q10 - Potatoes, main crop and second earlies½ acre
Q24 - Orchards, with small fruit below the trees2 acres
Q26 - Vegetables for human consumption (excluding Potatoes), Flowers and Crops under Glass7¾ acres
Q31 - Permanent Grass for Mowing this season1 acre
Q33 - TOTAL OF ABOVE ITEMS, 1-32 (Total acreage of excluding Rough Grazings)11¼ acres
Labour employed on 4th June
Q37 - Wholetime regular workers, Males under 181
Q70 - All other Pigs, 2-5 months2

Census Form C51

C51 returned?
Acreage of small fruit
Q82 - Raspberries1 chain
Q87 - TOTAL ACREAGE1 chain
Acreage of vegetables for human consumption, flowers, crops under glass
Q88 - Brussels Sprouts3 acres
Q92 - Parsnips¼ acre
Q94 - Beetroot1 chain
Q95 - Onions½ acre
Q97 - Beans, Runner and French½ acre
Q98 - Peas, Green, for Market½ acre
Q101 - Asparagus¾ acre
Q105 - Tomatoes, growing in the open1¼ acres
Q113 - Other Bulb Flowers, not under glass¼ acre
Q114 - Other Flowers, not under glass¾ acre
Q115 - TOTAL7¾ acres

Census Form SF

SF returned?
Labour on 4th June
Q129 - Workers, Whole Time Family, Male2 (father and son)
Q130 - Workers, Whole Time Family, Female1 (wife)
Motive power on holding on 4th June
Q140 - Wheel Tractors for field work, Number, Make and Horse Power1 - Gravely (2 Horse Power)
Q143 - Actual rent payable during current year£33 12s 0d
Length of occupation of holding
Q148a - If occupied parts of holding for different periods, Part 1, acres and length of occupation1¼ acres - 22 years
Q148b - If occupied parts of holding for different periods, Part 2, acres and length of occupation4 acres - 14 years
Q148c - If occupied parts of holding for different periods, Part 3, acres and length of occupation1¼ acres - 1½ years. Also a fourth part: 5 acres - 3 months


B496 returned?
QA1 - Is occupier tenant or owner?Tenant
QA2a - If tenant, forename of ownerR
QA2b - If tenant, surname of ownerWEBB (Agent)
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/peaty100% heavy
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 buildingsRoof
QC3 - Water supply to fieldsStream
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 pastureNot applicable
QD5 - Use of fertilisers on arable/grass landArable land - adequate
Field information recorded by
R W Sidwell - 8 Jan 1944
Primary record completed by
P BrIce - 12 May 1944