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National Farm Survey - no. 10, Wickhamford

Sunnyside, 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
Q23 - Orchards, with crops, fallow, or grass below the trees9 acres
Q26 - Vegetables for human consumption (excluding Potatoes), Flowers and Crops under Glass4½ acres
Q27 - All Other Crops not specified elsewhere on this return or grown on patches of less than ¼ acre1 acre
Q33 - TOTAL OF ABOVE ITEMS, 1-32 (Total acreage of excluding Rough Grazings)17 acres
Labour employed on 4th June
Q41 - Casual (seasonal or part-time) workers, Women and girls1
Q81 - Horses used for agricultural purposes (including mares kept for breeding) or by Market Gardeners, Mares1
Q66 - Other Sows kept for breeding6
Q71 - All other Pigs under 2 months50
Q73 - Poultry, Fowls over 6 months old14
Q74 - Poultry, Fowls under 6 months old12
Q76 - Geese of all ages1

Census Form C51

C51 returned?
Acreage of vegetables for human consumption, flowers, crops under glass
Q88 - Brussels Sprouts1½ acres
Q92 - Parsnips¼ acre
Q94 - Beetroot¼ acre
Q95 - Onions1½ acres
Q101 - Asparagus2 acres
Q104 - Rhubarb¼ acre
Q105 - Tomatoes, growing in the open½ acre
Q114 - Other Flowers, not under glass¼ acre
Q115 - TOTAL6½ acres

Census Form SF

SF returned?
Labour on 4th June
Q132 - Workers, Casual, Female1
Q143 - Actual rent payable during current year£54 18s 2d
Length of occupation of holding
Q147 - How many years have you been the occupier of the holding?20


B496 returned?
QA1 - Is occupier tenant or owner?Tenant
QA2b - If tenant, surname of ownerLEES-MILNE
QA2c - If tenant, address of ownerWickhamford Manor
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% 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 railwayFair
QB6 - Condition of farmhouse and buildingsFarmhouse - good; Buildings - fair
QB7 - Condition of farm roadsGood
QB8 - Condition of fencesGood
QB9 - Condition of ditchesGood
QB10 - General condition of field drainageGood
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 buildingsRoof
QC3 - Water supply to fieldsNone
QC4 - Is there a seasonal shortage of water?No
QC5 - Electricity supply - public light, public power, private light, private powerElectricity supply - public light
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 - 6 Feb 1942
Primary record completed by
P Brice - 29 Apr 1942