- 1950-1963 (Creation)
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Harry Pocock was the person who owned a thrashing machine and nearly all the local farmers used his services to thrash their corn through the late autumn and winter. He was a very active parish councilor and can be seen in one picture standing with Marjorie Pollard OBE JP during the huge snows during the first three months of 1963. He lived at No1 Broad Street.
Harry Pocock with his thrashing machine and tractor in 1958 driving out of Church Street into Broad Street. Edwin, Ruth and Joe Buckingham wearing the black cap.
An invoice from Harry Pocock & Son, Agricultural and Thrashing Contractor to Alex Townsend of Ashtree Farm (in Weald Street) for threshing and baling @ £47 5s (£47.25p) but with a contra account of 2ctw of tater (potatoes), 2 men combing and 5 gallons of paraffin £8.11s.6d (£8.55½p) giving a bill of £38.13s.6d (£38.65½p) sent April 1959.
An invoice from Harry Pocock & Son, Agricultural and Thrashing Contractor to Alex Townsend of Ashtree Farm (Weald Street) for threshing and baling sent December 1959.