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National Farm Survey - no. 29, Badsey

Messrs W H CHURCHILL & Sons
Size of Farm
5 acres and over

Census Form C47

C47 returned?
Acreage of Crops and Grass
Q9 - Potatoes, first earlies1½ acres
Q10 - Potatoes, main crop and second earlies1 acre
Q12 - Mangolds¼ acre
Q23 - Orchards, with crops, fallow, or grass below the trees11 acres
Q25 - Small Fruit, not under orchard trees¼ acre
Q26 - Vegetables for human consumption (excluding Potatoes), Flowers and Crops under Glass19¾ acres
Q27 - All Other Crops not specified elsewhere on this return or grown on patches of less than ¼ acre1¾ acres
Q31 - Permanent Grass for Mowing this season1 acre
Q33 - TOTAL OF ABOVE ITEMS, 1-32 (Total acreage of excluding Rough Grazings)36½ acres
Labour employed on 4th June
Q35 - Wholetime regular workers, Males 21 and over3
Q36 - Wholetime regular workers, Males 18-202
Q38 - Wholetime regular workers, Women and girls1
Q81 - Horses used for agricultural purposes (including mares kept for breeding) or by Market Gardeners, Mares1

Census Form C51

C51 returned?
Acreage of small fruit
Q84 - Currants, red and white¼ acre
Acreage of vegetables for human consumption, flowers, crops under glass
Q88 - Brussels Sprouts4 acres
Q89 - Cabbage, Savoys, Kate and Sprouting Broccoli3 acres
Q90 - Cauliflower or Broccoli (Heading)¼ acre
Q92 - Parsnips1½ acres
Q94 - Beetroot½ acre
Q95 - Onions4 acres
Q96 - Beans, Broad1½ acres
Q98 - Peas, Green, for Market1 acre
Q101 - Asparagus2½ acres
Q105 - Tomatoes, growing in the open1 acre
Q114 - Other Flowers, not under glass½ acre
Q115 - TOTAL19¾ acres

Census Form SF

SF returned?
Labour on 4th June
Q129 - Workers, Whole Time Family, Male3
Q132 - Workers, Casual, Female2
Motive power on holding on 4th June
Q137 - Oil or Petrol Engines, Number and Horse Power2 (5 & 2½ Horse Power)
Q140 - Wheel Tractors for field work, Number, Make and Horse Power1 - Howard Rotary Hoe (6 Horse Power)
Q145 - If holding partly owned and partly rented, acreage and estimated rental value of land owned16½ acres - £36
Q146 - If holding partly owned and partly rented, acreage and rent payable of land held as tenant23 acres - £55
Length of occupation of holding
Q148a - If occupied parts of holding for different periods, Part 1, acres and length of occupation14½ acres - 21 years
Q148b - If occupied parts of holding for different periods, Part 2, acres and length of occupation10½ acres - 10 years
Q148c - If occupied parts of holding for different periods, Part 3, acres and length of occupation11½ acres - 7 years


B496 returned?
QA1 - Is occupier tenant or owner?Owner and Tenant
QA2a - If tenant, forename of ownerRaymond
QA2b - If tenant, surname of ownerWEBB
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 countyYes - Occupational, Childswickham & Wichenford, Worcestershire
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/peaty50% heavy; 50% medium
QB2 - Is farm conveniently laid out?Moderately
QB3 - Percentage of farm which is naturally good/fair/bad100% good
QB4 - Situation in regard to roadFair
QB5 - Situation in regard to railwayFair
QB6 - Condition of farmhouse and buildingsFarmhouse - good; Buildings - good
QB7 - Condition of farm roadsFair
QB8 - Condition of fencesFair
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 buildingsWell & Roof
QC3 - Water supply to fieldsWell
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 pastureGood
QD5 - Use of fertilisers on arable/grass landArable land - adequate; Pasture land - to some extent
Field information recorded by
J E Knight & R W Sidwell - 19 Nov 1942
Primary record completed by
P BrIce - 2 Dec 1942