At the farm: The dairy with some of the cows probably just been milked. Late 1950's. (Courtesy Lois Elliott).

Dairy and Cattle

At the farm: The dairy with some of the cows probably just been milked. Late 1950's. (Courtesy Lois Elliott).

At the farm: The dairy with a portrait of farm manager Tom Reid (?) with his milk buckets. Late 1950's. (Courtesy Lois Elliott).

Dairy and Farm Manager

At the farm: The dairy with a portrait of farm manager Tom Reid (?) with his milk buckets. Late 1950's. (Courtesy Lois Elliott).

The Farm Manager's house - Exeter. Late 1950's. (Courtesy Lois Elliott).

Exeter

The Farm Manager's house - Exeter. Late 1950's. (Courtesy Lois Elliott).

Frank Ayling outside the store. You can see the Farm Manager's house behind him. Late 1950's

Exeter and Frank Ayling

Frank Ayling outside the store. You can see the Farm Manager's house behind him. Late 1950's

Fabulous football team of the late 1950's. Back row (L-R): John Ellison, Terry Reid, Barry Bussingham, John Hardy, Ken Unthank, Raymond Phelps. Middle Row (L-R): Frank Wood, Reg Symons, Mike Allan, Tud Hedley, John Jones, Ken Reed, Mike Barnett. Front Row (L-R): Robert Huggins, Robert King, Mike Andrews, Derek Smith, Nigel Baird-Orr. (Courtesy Lois Elliott).

Fabulous Football Team

Fabulous football team of the late 1950's. Back row (L-R): John Ellison, Terry Reid, Barry Bussingham, John Hardy, Ken Unthank, Raymond Phelps. Middle Row (L-R): Frank Wood, Reg Symons, Mike Allan, Tud Hedley, John Jones, Ken Reed, Mike Barnett. Front Row (L-R): Robert Huggins, Robert King, Mike Andrews, Derek Smith, Nigel Baird-Orr. (Courtesy Lois Elliott).

Glasgow Cottage with Father Hodge

Glasgow Cottage with Father Hodge

Glasgow Cottage with Father Hodge

Hudson cottage boys with Mrs Mutton. Was Mrs Mutton the cottage mother at the time? Probably taken late 1950's.

Hudson Cottage with Mrs Mutton

Hudson cottage boys with Mrs Mutton. Was Mrs Mutton the cottage mother at the time? Probably taken late 1950's.

Jean McCormick and Gladys Mares take a nice picture. Late 1950's. Probably in the farm area judging by the horse presence. (Courtesy Lois Elliott)

Jean & Gladys and their Horses

Jean McCormick and Gladys Mares take a nice picture. Late 1950's. Probably in the farm area judging by the horse presence. (Courtesy Lois Elliott)

Kitchener cottage at the pool again! Miss Gibson is off to the left. Also in the photo is Robert Huggins (3rd from left)  and George Braithwaite with his Astor radio he had purchased on his return to the farm to work.  Late 1950's.

Kitchener Cottage at the Swimming Pool

Kitchener cottage at the pool again! Miss Gibson is off to the left. Also in the photo is Robert Huggins (3rd from left) and George Braithwaite with his Astor radio he had purchased on his return to the farm to work. Late 1950's.

Main Dining Room looking down towards to store. Late 1950's. (Courtesy Lois Elliott).

Main Dining Room

Main Dining Room looking down towards to store. Late 1950's. (Courtesy Lois Elliott).

Children milling around in front of Main Dining Room. This is late 1950's. Those railways sleepers covered a drain. A popular pastime was to float little

Main Dining Room

Children milling around in front of Main Dining Room. This is late 1950's. Those railways sleepers covered a drain. A popular pastime was to float little "boats" in the water and wait for them to come out of the other end of the drain from under the sleepers! (Courtesy Lois Elliott).

Kids tom-fooling around in front of the Main Dining Room, probably late 1950's. They could be Mike Barnett and Joan Horne at the rear and Raymond Downs left front. Child with the glasses might be Bill Hedley. (Courtesy Lois Elliott).

Main Dining Room

Kids tom-fooling around in front of the Main Dining Room, probably late 1950's. They could be Mike Barnett and Joan Horne at the rear and Raymond Downs left front. Child with the glasses might be Bill Hedley. (Courtesy Lois Elliott).

Mike Rainey on horseback obviously in the farm area. Late 1950's.

Mike Rainey on Horseback

Mike Rainey on horseback obviously in the farm area. Late 1950's.

Miss Featherstone in front of Scratton. Late 1950's. Miss Featherstone ran the office and post office. (Courtesy Lois Elliott).

Miss Featherstone

Miss Featherstone in front of Scratton. Late 1950's. Miss Featherstone ran the office and post office. (Courtesy Lois Elliott).

Kitchener cottage at the swimming pool. Late 1950's. At the front is Nigel Baird-Orr who was then in Raleigh.

Nigel from Kitchener

Kitchener cottage at the swimming pool. Late 1950's. At the front is Nigel Baird-Orr who was then in Raleigh.

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The Staff Kitchen - kitchen and dining room for staff. Late 1950's. (Courtesy Lois Elliott).

Staff Kitchen

The Staff Kitchen - kitchen and dining room for staff. Late 1950's. (Courtesy Lois Elliott).

At swimming pool late 1950's. Photo is captioned

Swimming Pool

At swimming pool late 1950's. Photo is captioned "Staff kids, Beards and others". Above Cook daughter is there too. The boy at the rear right is Geoff Kendal, son of nursing Sister Kendal.

At swimming pool late 1950's. Photo is simply captioned

The Cooks Daughter

At swimming pool late 1950's. Photo is simply captioned "Cook daughter".

Photo is simply captioned

The Wood Boys

Photo is simply captioned "Wood boys". This is Ken Reed (Forrest) and Joe Isherwood (Hudson) in the late 1950's. (Courtesy Lois Elliott).

Three cottage mothers. Late 1950's. Left unidentified. Middle is Miss Gibson, right is Mrs Jarvis. (Courtesy Lois Elliott).

Three Cottage Mothers

Three cottage mothers. Late 1950's. Left unidentified. Middle is Miss Gibson, right is Mrs Jarvis. (Courtesy Lois Elliott).

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