The Horse in Palterton

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This image shows Joseph Grimes and his two children Horse and cart.

   This is the earliest image of transport in the village and is dated about 1910 and shows
   the Grimes family who were farmers at Highfield farm. Their name can be seen on the cart.
                  

The Fenton family in Palterton. Horse and carriage.

   This form of transport was common in the village to those who could afford it.
   This image is dated circa 1910 and shows the Fenton family.  The individuals have not yet been identified.
                  

A couple of working farm horses Farm horses at The Elms farm

   These two horses were owned by Mr. Tommy Turner and date c.1930's.
                  
                  

A common image in yesteryear in Palterton. Two working shire horses.

   This is an image taken on a farm down Rylah Hill.  The young boy
   is a Sowter but christian name not yet established.  Note the machinery
   with the iron wheels and 'grippers'.

Another image of a working shire horse. Another Sowter image.

   This image was taken in the farm yard at the Top Farm on the Crow Hills.
   It is believed the Wholey family owned this horse and the man is a Sowter.
                  

This may be another Sowter image from the 1930's A man and his horse.

   The identity of the man is not known but may have been a farmer down Rylah Hill.
                  
                  

These horses were owned by the Turner family of Hall Farm Hall Farm horses
   This image of horses owned by the Turner family of Hall Farm was taken on the Crow Hills to the west
   as one enters the area on the footpath from Main Street.  They were the pride and joy of the family.
   The correct location should be Greave ??, but was called Grey ?? by some locals.
   Hill Top Farm can be seen in the background.


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The Horse in Palterton


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Created 2 December 2001
Last updated: 25 April 2003