Memories of Baddesley


Taken from "My Farming Life"


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Joy White, nee Pearson, b1950, Hurley - Click here to download the transcript

Joy talks about her childhood days on a farm in Hurley and about meeting Richard at Young Farmers. She tells us about the interview for a Council Small Holding. We hear about the farm house; how farming has changed; and how this affects Joy’s role on the farm.

Ken Simmons b. Warwick, 1950 - Click here to download the transcript

Ken looks back at his family’s background as tenant farmers and their move to a Council Holding in North Warwickshire. We hear about the growth of the dairy unit and the challenges of mixed farming which have led to Ken’s retirement from farming.