Item BCA - 2019.1784 - Boys from school on an educational visit to Weald farm, to learn about farming c1947

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BCA - 2019.1784

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Boys from school on an educational visit to Weald farm, to learn about farming c1947

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This group of boys are from the local school visiting Weald Farm in Weald Street. Reg Rouse was the farm manager for Mr George Collins. Reg's son Don Rouse says:-

"Dad taught the senior boys Farming once a week. So this would be about 1947. I can give you one name for sure and that is Brian Sadler from Chimney. In the group of five boys he is the tall one on the right, back row.
His niece is Claire Sadler, a very helpful Police woman at Witney.

" If you ‘expand’ the picture, the slate roof that you can see a small piece of is Weald Farm House. In the background is Home Farm Weald.
At that time (1947) some 40% of young boys leaving school would have been involved in Agriculture, so it was important that this group being of school leaving age should have inside knowledge of all the possibilities that Farming had to offer. Also, the School had a large ‘Gardening section.
Likewise the girls had intensive lessons in needlework and Domestic Science.
How things have changed.
WPC Claire Sadler’s Dad,George, was a keen member of the Bampton Weightlifting Club."

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