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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

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



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





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

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