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Interviewer: Andrew Wood

Date: 27/5/2002

Name: Marilyn Ivings
Address: Mill Farm, Church Enstone, Oxfordshire, OX7 4NN.


Telephone:  01608 677 307

Date of Birth: 17/6/1938


Father’s occupation: Plumber
Mother’s occupation: Dressmaking, house keeping

Previous occupation (if any): Always farmer
Number of years farming: 47 years
Number of years at this farm: 41 years



Total farm size (Hectares/acres): 210 acres
Land owned (Hectares/acres): 163 acres
Land rented (Hectares/acres): 47 acres
Name of farm/estate/person from which land is rented(s): various: Charities Commission, husbands brother, neighbouring farmer – Nick Bryon (Ray Gasson Associates manage it for him)


Employees (if any): None




Type of Stock: Beef Cattle (suckler beef)
Number of Stock: 28


Type of Stock: Beef Cattle (rearing beef)
Number of Stock: 70


Name/Type of crop grown: Wheat
Amount of crop under cultivation: 100 acres



Name/Type of crop grown: Peas or beans
Amount of crop under cultivation: 25 acres

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