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Interview Record

 

Interviewer: Andrew Wood

Date: 4/6/2002

Name: David Orpwood
Address: Woods Farm, Watlington, Oxfordshire. OX9 5HD

 

Telephone: 01491 614 242
Email: orpwood@woodsfarm.freeserve.co.uk


Date of Birth: 13/3/1953

 

Fatherís occupation: Farmer
Motherís occupation: School meals organiser, Oxfordshire County Council

Previous occupation (if any): Always farmed
Number of years farming: 31 years
Number of years at this farm: 9 years

FARM SIZE AND OWNERSHIP

 

Total farm size (Hectares/acres): 20 acres
Land owned (Hectares/acres): 16 acres
Land rented (Hectares/acres): 4 acres
Name of farm/estate/person from whom land is rented(s): Neighbouring farmer

Employees (if any): One full-time farm labourer

 

 


CROP/LIVESTOCK

 

Type of Stock: Pigs
Number of Stock: 500

 

Type of Stock: Sheep

Number of Stock: 14