Search:  options
AgriCultured
Farming lives, past and present

Farmers   Workshop  Photo-diaries   About   Contact

You are here:
Home > Farmers > Interview form Christopher Lewis


 

Interview record
 

Interviewer: Eka Morgan

Date: 14/1/2003

 

Name: Christopher Lewis
Address: Glebe Farm, Priors Lane, Hinton Waldrist, Oxfordshire. SN7 8RX.

 

Telephone: 01865 820 269/ 0860 799 930
Email:


Date of Birth: 31/10/1934

 

Fatherís occupation: War Correspondent, Portrait Painter
Motherís occupation: None

Previous occupation (if any):
Number of years farming: 42 years
Number of years at this farm: 42 years

FARM SIZE AND OWNERSHIP

 

Total farm size (Hectares/acres): 2000 acres
Land owned (Hectares/acres): Family owned 1500/500 farmed in partnership, farmed for others
Land rented (Hectares/acres): Rented to family members to avoid tax
Name of farm/estate/person from which land is rented(s):

 

Employees (if any): 4

 

 

CROP/LIVESTOCK

 

Name/ Type of crop: Arable: Wheat, Barley, oil seed rape, pulses and beans for animal feed

 

Type of Stock: Beef cows
Number of Stock: 180 + progeny (=360) = 420 +progeny of previous year

 

Type of Stock: Highland cattle
Number of Stock: 6


Return to top of page