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National Farm Survey - no. 136, Badsey

Mr Charles Henry NEW
Badsey Road, Evesham
Size of Farm
5 acres and over

Census Form C47

C47 returned?
Acreage of Crops and Grass
Q16 - Cabbage, Savoys and Kohl Rabi, for fodder3 acres
Q23 - Orchards, with crops, fallow, or grass below the trees3½ acres
Q27 - All Other Crops not specified elsewhere on this return or grown on patches of less than ¼ acre1 acre (parsley)
Q30 - Clover, Sainfoin and Temporary Grasses for Grazing (not for Mowing this season)1½ acre
Q33 - TOTAL OF ABOVE ITEMS, 1-32 (Total acreage of excluding Rough Grazings)9 acres
Labour employed on 4th June
Q35 - Wholetime regular workers, Males 21 and over2
Q38 - Wholetime regular workers, Women and girls3
Q81 - Horses used for agricultural purposes (including mares kept for breeding) or by Market Gardeners, Mares2
Q71 - All other Pigs under 2 months2
Q73 - Poultry, Fowls over 6 months old81
Q74 - Poultry, Fowls under 6 months old30

Census Form C51

C51 returned?
Acreage of small fruit
Q84 - Currants, red and white1 acre
Acreage of vegetables for human consumption, flowers, crops under glass
Q89 - Cabbage, Savoys, Kate and Sprouting Broccoli3 acres
Q95 - Onions1½ acres
Q97 - Beans, Runner and French1 acre
Q115 - TOTAL5½ acres

Census Form SF

SF returned?
Q143 - Actual rent payable during current year£9 16s 0d
Q145 - If holding partly owned and partly rented, acreage and estimated rental value of land owned10 acres - £45
Q146 - If holding partly owned and partly rented, acreage and rent payable of land held as tenant2½ acres - £9 16s 0d
Length of occupation of holding
Q147 - How many years have you been the occupier of the holding?20 years
Q148a - If occupied parts of holding for different periods, Part 1, acres and length of occupation5 acres - 20 years
Q148b - If occupied parts of holding for different periods, Part 2, acres and length of occupation3 acres - 9 years
Q148c - If occupied parts of holding for different periods, Part 3, acres and length of occupation3 acres - 6 years. Also a fourth part: 1½ acres grazing - 20 years


B496 returned?
QA1 - Is occupier tenant or owner?Owner and Tenant
QA2a - If tenant, forename of ownerCol
QA2b - If tenant, surname of ownerPORTER
QA2c - If tenant, address of ownerWoodcross Hands, Droitwich
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/peaty20% heavy; 80% medium
QB2 - Is farm conveniently laid out?Yes
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 - good; 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
QC1 - Water supply to farmhousePipe
QC2 - Water supply to farm buildingsPipe & 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 powerElectricity supply - public light and public power
QC6 - Is it used for household purposes and/or farm purposes?Yes - household purposes
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 - 11 11 1943
Primary record completed by
P BrIce - 10 Dec 1943
Notes on Farmer/Market Gardener

Form B496 indicates that H Ashwin was owner of the land of which he was tenant