Haymaking near Fenny Compton, Warwickshire

Haymaking near Fenny Compton, Warwickshire
Photograph taken 1902 © Reproduced by permission of Historic England Archive ref: aa97/05226

Freshly mown hay is being heaped into a large haystack. This was a labour intensive task, involving six men and a boy armed with pitchforks, and a horse-drawn waggon. Hay was an essential food for farm animals.

Location

Warwickshire Fenny Compton

Period

Edwardian (1902 - 1913)

Tags

farming agriculture work people clothing tool hay pitch fork Edwardian (1902 - 1913)