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Hallam Ashley Collection (1931-1980) Collection

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Background imageHallam Ashley Collection (1931-1980) Collection: Timber framed house, Suffolk BB98_14520

Timber framed house, Suffolk BB98_14520
Church Farmhouse, St Nicholas South Elmham, Suffolk. This early 16th-century house has been stripped back prior to a full restoration

Background imageHallam Ashley Collection (1931-1980) Collection: Norwich market in 1948 MF98_01664_16

Norwich market in 1948 MF98_01664_16
Norwich, Norfolk. The bustling marketplace. Photographed by Hallam Ashley in July 1948

Background imageHallam Ashley Collection (1931-1980) Collection: Disc harrowing, Lincolnshire a98_09683

Disc harrowing, Lincolnshire a98_09683
Disc harrowing near Honington, Lincolnshire. The mechanisation of agricultural practices made farming more intensive and productive

Background imageHallam Ashley Collection (1931-1980) Collection: Farrier, Woodbastwick, Norfolk a98_13563

Farrier, Woodbastwick, Norfolk a98_13563
Woodbastwick, Norfolk. Interior of blacksmiths shop. A farrier shoeing a horse. A working horse would need re-shoeing about every five weeks

Background imageHallam Ashley Collection (1931-1980) Collection: Blacksmith, Norfolk a98_13558

Blacksmith, Norfolk a98_13558
Woodbastwick, Norfolk. Interior of blacksmiths shop. A farrier shapes a horseshoe on his anvil. Photographed by Hallam Ashley, February 1949

Background imageHallam Ashley Collection (1931-1980) Collection: Farrier, Cambridgeshire a98_10862

Farrier, Cambridgeshire a98_10862
Soham, Cambridgeshire. A blacksmith, or farrier, shoeing a horse with a young boy looking on. Traditional skills and crafts are learned by starting young and through generations of experience

Background imageHallam Ashley Collection (1931-1980) Collection: Whelk boats, Norfolk a98_14631

Whelk boats, Norfolk a98_14631
Wells next the Sea, Norfolk. An inshore fishing boat, the William Edward, unloads cockles at Quayside, watched by an appreciative audience. Photographed by Hallam Ashley Augusr 1949

Background imageHallam Ashley Collection (1931-1980) Collection: Ballingdon Hall a98_12868

Ballingdon Hall a98_12868
BALLINGDON HALL, Sudbury, Suffolk. In 1972 the hall was moved 200 yards when the A131 was improved. The timber-framed house was built circa 1593 by Sir Thomas Eden. Hallam Ashley

Background imageHallam Ashley Collection (1931-1980) Collection: Southwell Minster a98_16670

Southwell Minster a98_16670
Southwell Minster, Nottinghamshire. The west front of St Mary the Virgin Minster as seen from the gateway. The minster was established by Archbishop Oskytel of York in 956 AD but the present building

Background imageHallam Ashley Collection (1931-1980) Collection: Reed cutting, Norfolk a98_07734

Reed cutting, Norfolk a98_07734
Horning Ferry, Norfolk. Cutting reeds with a scythe on Woodbastwick Marshes. Photographed by Hallam Ashley in February 1949

Background imageHallam Ashley Collection (1931-1980) Collection: Reed cutting, Norfolk a98_07731

Reed cutting, Norfolk a98_07731
Horning Ferry, Norfolk. Reed cutter bundling reeds on Woodbastwick Marshes. Photographed by Hallam Ashley in February 1949

Background imageHallam Ashley Collection (1931-1980) Collection: Brewers dray, Ipswich a98_12167

Brewers dray, Ipswich a98_12167
Ipswich, Suffolk. A Cobbold & Co dray emerging from the yard of the Saracens Head. Brewers were often local firms and supplied public houses within a small radius

Background imageHallam Ashley Collection (1931-1980) Collection: Tulip picking, Lincolnshire a98_09310

Tulip picking, Lincolnshire a98_09310
Fulney, Spalding, Lincolnshire. The tulip was introduced into Europe in the 16th century from Turkey and takes its name from the French word for turban. It became an important cash crop

Background imageHallam Ashley Collection (1931-1980) Collection: Wherry, Norfolk a98_09263

Wherry, Norfolk a98_09263
River Yare, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk. In much of East Anglia, waterways offered a ready means of transport for bulk goods, and the traditional working boat was called a wherry

Background imageHallam Ashley Collection (1931-1980) Collection: Greengrocer, Suffolk a98_14578

Greengrocer, Suffolk a98_14578
Southwold, Suffolk. Shopping on the High Street at Quality Stores. Fruit and vegetables are displayed on the pavement in front of the shop. Photographed by Hallam Ashley in April 1949

Background imageHallam Ashley Collection (1931-1980) Collection: Maltings, Stowmarket MF98_01576_08

Maltings, Stowmarket MF98_01576_08
The Maltings, Station Road, Stowmarket, Suffolk. Interior view. Malt, the first process in the making of beer, is traditionally made in a floor maltings

Background imageHallam Ashley Collection (1931-1980) Collection: Bourne Mill, Colchester a98_17146

Bourne Mill, Colchester a98_17146
Bourne Mill, Colchester, Essex. This ornate building was erected in 1591 as a fishing lodge on the River Colne by Sir Thomas Lucas

Background imageHallam Ashley Collection (1931-1980) Collection: Farm wagons, Norfolk a98_15161

Farm wagons, Norfolk a98_15161
Freethorpe, Norfolk. These two traditional horse-drawn farm wagons would still have been in regular use when this photograph was taken. Behind, a portable elevator was used to build the haystacks

Background imageHallam Ashley Collection (1931-1980) Collection: Fishing boats, Great Yarmouth a98_10885

Fishing boats, Great Yarmouth a98_10885
Great Yarmouth, Norfolk. The fishing fleet unloads onto the quay in the safety of the harbour. Boxes and barrels, many full of fish and ice, wait at the quayside to be taken to market

Background imageHallam Ashley Collection (1931-1980) Collection: Scarborough a99_00348

Scarborough a99_00348
SCARBOROUGH, North Yorkshire. Fishing boats moored in the old harbour, looking towards the town with the castle dominating the hill behind the town. Photographed by Hallam Ashley c.1959

Background imageHallam Ashley Collection (1931-1980) Collection: Clacton-on-Sea a98_17446

Clacton-on-Sea a98_17446
CLACTON-ON-SEA, Essex. A view of the pier complete with rollercoaster. In the foreground seaside holidaymakers lounge in deckchairs while a small boat offers sea trips

Background imageHallam Ashley Collection (1931-1980) Collection: Horse drawn milk float a98_16568

Horse drawn milk float a98_16568
BURY ST EDMUNDS, Suffolk. Some commodities were still delivered using a horse and cart in the post-war years. Coal and milk were two products that used this method of delivery until relatively

Background imageHallam Ashley Collection (1931-1980) Collection: Flock of sheep a98_09813

Flock of sheep a98_09813
HELMSLEY, Rydale. North Yorkshire.There are some areas of life which technology never seems to change. This shepherd is moving his flock through the town as people still do

Background imageHallam Ashley Collection (1931-1980) Collection: The Church Stairs, Whitby a98_15465

The Church Stairs, Whitby a98_15465
THE CHURCH STAIRS, Whitby, North Yorkshire. A baker makes deliveries, climbing the steps from the quayside to the church. 1950s. Hallam Ashley

Background imageHallam Ashley Collection (1931-1980) Collection: Windmill, Norfolk OP04512

Windmill, Norfolk OP04512
Horsey Drainage Mill, Norfolk. A 4 storey red brick tower wind pump with a boat shaped cap, petticoat, gallery and four sails

Background imageHallam Ashley Collection (1931-1980) Collection: Farm Wagon a98_11487

Farm Wagon a98_11487
Keswick, Norfolk. A traditional farm waggon on display at the Royal Norfolk Show. Usually pulled by two horses, it would still have been in regular use at the time of this photograph

Background imageHallam Ashley Collection (1931-1980) Collection: Car ferry, Norfolk a98_09928

Car ferry, Norfolk a98_09928
Reedham ferry, Reedham, Norfolk. This small chain ferry is still the only vehicle crossing on the River Yare between Great Yarmouth and Norwich

Background imageHallam Ashley Collection (1931-1980) Collection: Thatching a church, Suffolk BB98_14595

Thatching a church, Suffolk BB98_14595
Lowestoft, Suffolk. Thatchers at work on the roof of St Margaret and All Saints Church view from the south east. Photographed by Hallam Ashley in October 1949

Background imageHallam Ashley Collection (1931-1980) Collection: Thatcher, Lowestoft, Suffolk a98_07600

Thatcher, Lowestoft, Suffolk a98_07600
Lowestoft, Suffolk. Thatcher at work on the roof of St Margaret and All Saints Church. Photographed by Hallam Ashley in October 1949

Background imageHallam Ashley Collection (1931-1980) Collection: Gardener, Suffolk a98_07503

Gardener, Suffolk a98_07503
Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk. Gardener sweeping pathway at St Edmunds Abbey Garden. Photographed by Hallam Ashley in May 1947

Background imageHallam Ashley Collection (1931-1980) Collection: Fields on fire, Norfolk a98_11587

Fields on fire, Norfolk a98_11587
Postwick, Norfolk. Barley fields on fire. A spark from a steam locomotive could have started a trackside fire. Farm workers are attempting to save some of the crop

Background imageHallam Ashley Collection (1931-1980) Collection: Royal Norfolk Show 1947 a98_11521

Royal Norfolk Show 1947 a98_11521
Keswick, Norfolk. The horse and cart competition at the Royal Norfolk Show has drawn a good crowd. Photographed by Hallam Ashley in June 1947

Background imageHallam Ashley Collection (1931-1980) Collection: Potato riddling, Norfolk a98_09647

Potato riddling, Norfolk a98_09647
Marshland St James, Norfolk. After harvest, potatoes were stored in clamps in the fields. As they were needed, the clamp would be opened and potatoes dug out with a special potato shovel

Background imageHallam Ashley Collection (1931-1980) Collection: Norwich street scene a98_07531

Norwich street scene a98_07531
Norwich, Norfolk. General view looking down Elm Hilll from the corner of The Monastery. A picturesque survival of the street plan of the Medieval city

Background imageHallam Ashley Collection (1931-1980) Collection: Boatyard, Norfolk BB99_01083

Boatyard, Norfolk BB99_01083
F B Wilds Boatyard, Horning, Norfolk. Interior view. Two boats at different stages of construction, and a parked moped. Photographed by Hallam Ashley 1963

Background imageHallam Ashley Collection (1931-1980) Collection: Harvest, Norfolk a98_14729

Harvest, Norfolk a98_14729
Ranworth, Norfolk. The harvest is seen from the church tower. Despite mechanisation, it is still a labour-intensive task with at least 14 men visible. Photographed by Hallam Ashley September 1954

Background imageHallam Ashley Collection (1931-1980) Collection: Saddlers, Suffolk a98_14619

Saddlers, Suffolk a98_14619
Halesworth, Suffolk. A typical saddlers shop displays horse collars and other horse equipment. Much of the rural saddlers trade came from the heavy work of the farms

Background imageHallam Ashley Collection (1931-1980) Collection: Netting sheds, Lowestoft a98_12838

Netting sheds, Lowestoft a98_12838
Lowestoft, Suffolk. Interior view of stored nets in netting sheds at Shoals Yard. Fishing nets were an essential tool for the fisherman and required considerable maintenance

Background imageHallam Ashley Collection (1931-1980) Collection: Pargetting, Suffolk a98_12764

Pargetting, Suffolk a98_12764
Clare, Suffolk. The Ancient House, High Street, was built as a priests house and dated 1473. This exterior view of the gable facing the churchyard shows a fine example of pargetting

Background imageHallam Ashley Collection (1931-1980) Collection: Driven cattle, Norfolk a98_11670

Driven cattle, Norfolk a98_11670
Norwich, Norfolk. Driving cattle to the railway station, Heigham Street. Traditionally cattle were driven to market; then they were taken by train; today they are taken door-to-door by lorry

Background imageHallam Ashley Collection (1931-1980) Collection: Village shop, Norfolk a98_11268

Village shop, Norfolk a98_11268
Ludham, Norfolk. Hardware shop with goods on display. Village shops had a reputation for selling everything, and the stock here has spilled out onto the pavement

Background imageHallam Ashley Collection (1931-1980) Collection: Saddlers, Suffolk a98_09419

Saddlers, Suffolk a98_09419
Botesdale, Suffolk. Street frontage of C. W. Ray Saddlers. Four horse collars are displayed, leather side out. This building is a late medieval hall house remodelled in the 17th century

Background imageHallam Ashley Collection (1931-1980) Collection: Steam engines, Norfolk a98_07546

Steam engines, Norfolk a98_07546
Great Massingham, Norfolk. A group of derelict steam engines. Photographed by Hallam Ashley

Background imageHallam Ashley Collection (1931-1980) Collection: Windmill, Suffolk a98_07336

Windmill, Suffolk a98_07336
Thornham Magna, Suffolk. The timber-clad post mill at Thornham Magna, with its sails, fantail and roundhouse, appears to be falling into ruin. Photographed by Hallam Ashley, November 1950

Background imageHallam Ashley Collection (1931-1980) Collection: Norwich market MF98_01662_09

Norwich market MF98_01662_09
Norwich, Norfolk. The British people endured rationing during the War years, and post-War austerity continued into the 1950s

Background imageHallam Ashley Collection (1931-1980) Collection: Boat builder, Wroxham, Norfolk a99_00303

Boat builder, Wroxham, Norfolk a99_00303
Wroxham, Norfolk. The boatbuilder at work inside a boatbuilders shed close to Wroxham Bridge on the River Bure. Watercraft of different types have for centuries been an essential means of transport

Background imageHallam Ashley Collection (1931-1980) Collection: Easter Fair, Norwich a98_17164

Easter Fair, Norwich a98_17164
Norwich, Norfolk. In addition to its market, Norwich held two fairs, one at Christmas and this one at Easter, on the site of the cattle market

Background imageHallam Ashley Collection (1931-1980) Collection: Herring Girls, Great Yarmouth a98_17150

Herring Girls, Great Yarmouth a98_17150
Great Yarmouth, Norfolk. A group of women, possibly Scottish herring girls, on the quay with herring boats beyond. Although the herring trade began to decline in the 1930s due to increased



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