Comments

VHS Tape : Filmed by Percy Luce in Standard 8mm Colour Country Life The big plough. "La Grand Tchethue". Six horses. Walter de la Mare's farm - L'Abri in St Martin. Horses belong to Jack Richard (driving horses) George Le Mesurier, Winter de Gruchy, Helier Fauvel, Nelson Renouf and Walter de la Mare. Ploughers include Ben Amy, Bunny de la Mare, Jean Le Maistre. Lunch brought by Mrs de la Mare, family and friends. Eileen le Sueur in pink bonnet. Part of film missing. Development of Fort Regent. Senator Philip Romeril Senior (Pres. L'Assembliee d'Jerriais). Also Jack Richard. Building work in progress. Army (3 division). Party camping and building bridge. Pan across St Clements and St Helier. Note: Temple in centre of Royal Crescent, Don Road still standing. 1960 - 1961Threshing, reaping, etc. at Len Pipon's farm, Oaklands, St Lawrence. Len Pipon in charge with his family. Note telegraph poles. Helping Gaston Le Miere and son and Mr & Mrs Gibaut. Also Hedley pipon and daughter Julia. Eddie Pipon (Len Pipon's father). Horses & vans belonging to Fred le Sueur. Len Pipon, Francis Bisson, Gaston Le Miere and Philip Coutanche. Journey to Au Dud Rue Farm (property of Ken Godel) for threshing. Man with sacks of grain Ernest Vibert. Party pauses at Carrefour Selous Hotel. Oaklands Farm, St Lawrence. Modern method of harvesting wheat (tractor and harvester).

Reference

Q/05/A/74

Date

1960 - 1970

Names

Jersey Film Archive
De la Mare, Walter
Richard, Jack
Le Mesurier, George
de Gruchy, Winter
Fauvel, Helier
Renouf, Nelson
Amy, Ben
de la Mare, Bunny
Le Maistre, Jean
Le Sueur, Eileen
Romeril, Philip
Pipon, Len
Le Miere, Gaston
Pipon, Hedley Arnold
Pipon, Julia
Pipon, Edward
Le Sueur, Fred
Bisson, Francis
Coutanche, Philip
Vibert, Ernest

Keywords

films | Farmers | Farming | Ploughing | ploughs | jèrriais | L'Abri, St Martin | Fort Regent | St Clement | St Helier | Royal Crescent | Don Road | Oaklands, St Lawrence | Carrefour Selous

Dimensions

1 video cassette

Language

English

Level of description

file

Access Restriction

This item is located in the Audio-Visual area of the Jersey Archive

Closed until

2100

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