Detail

Title ID 12261Collection ID1611
Title[Goudhurst Farm; Harvest; Gardening]
Date[early 1940s]
CollectionFegans Childrens Charity
Genre/TypeAmateurInstitutionalNon-fictionActuality/Factual
ThemeRural Life
KeywordsAnimals Children Farming Landscape Schools Social Welfare Seasons
Location
LocalGoudhurst
RegionalKent
NationalEngland United Kingdom
Credits
ProductionFegans Children's Charity [?]
Format9.5mm Black & White Silent
Duration11 min 36 sec
Copyright & AccessCopyright restrictions apply, contact Screen Archive South East for details.

Summary

Scenes at Fegans Goudhurst Farm School in the early 1940s.

Description

The film shows boys performing various tasks on the farm including harvesting, stacking hay, looking after livestock (including pigs and piglets), sheep shearing, fruit picking, tilling in the gardens and helping with the bread delivery.

Stills

A wide black and white still image taken from TID 12261, showing a group of boys aged between 12-15 years old stood or sat on a flight of brick steps, outside of a large brick building. The boys are dressed in a uniform consisting of a short sleeved shirt and shorts.