Page from an unknown book with two photographic plates, ‘Exmoor Pony Stallions (Acland Type) and ‘Fell Pony Stallion “Mountain Hero II”‘ Both photographs credited to ‘Chas. Reid’. Charles Reid and son, Charles, were photographers based in Wishaw, Scotland.
Plate from a book mounted on card, book unknown. Shows Acland herd including two grey individuals, possibly at Old Ashway farm. Seller’s description stated date as 1911.
Pen of Acland ponies at Ashwick near Dulverton . Gladys Bawden sitting on top rail.
Some of the Acland herd in field above Old Ashway Farm.
Letter from Ronnie Wallace to Susan Baker (neé Gates) with corrections to draft of ‘Survival of the Fittest’ and identifying people in John Keene’s photograph taken on inspection day.
Typewritten draft of article for the Exmoor Review 1970 – ‘The Acland Herd of Exmoor Ponies’; edited down for publication 6 pages.
Poor black and white photocopy of article from Horse & Hound ‘Round-up of the herd that survived’; 4 photographs by John Keene.
Photocopy of article from the Exmoor Review No. 5 by E.A. Sanders including information re the Acland herd. 2 pages
Large format colour photocopy of tithe maps showing Ashway Side and Varle Hill as enclosures separate from Winsford Hill.
Photocopy of letter from Maimie Acland to Alice Sanders discussing how Sir Charles Acland (12th baronet) was not knowledgeable about the Exmoor ponies and Tom Parkman ofteb disagreed with him. Also refers to article about the pony Dunkery for Riding magazine. 2 pages.
Photocopy of letter from Alice Sanders to Exmoor Pony Society secretary Colonel Victor Munckton discussing appraoching the Commons Commission and referring to there having been 3 Acland herds on Winsford Hill, South Hill and Bradley Moor as well as an enclosed one on Ashway Side.
Black and white photocopy of photograph in ‘A Book of Exmoor’ by F.J. Snell showing a grey mare amongst normal coloured Exmoor ponies. Assumed to be Acland herd.
Photocopy of chapter ‘The Holnicote herd of Exmoor Ponies’ from ‘The Parish of Selworthy’ including one photograph, Exmoor ponies (probably Acland ponies) at Steyning Manor House. 5 pages.
Article ‘Exmoor Ponies’ on Acland herd and Bampton Fair from Pall Mall Magazine. Includes 5 engravings. 9 pages.
Photocopy of extract from ‘An Exploration of Exmoor’ referring to Aclands having true Exmoor ponies as opposed to cross-bred ponies. 2 pages
Extract from Journal of the Royal Agricultural Society of England Volume 11 p683 ‘On the Farming of Somerset’ referring to Aclands conserving the pure Exmoor.
Black and white photocopy of Ordnance Survey map showing Bradley Moor, Winsford Hill, South Hill, Varle Hill and Ashway Side.
Photocopy of typewritten notes about entries in the Polo & Riding Pony Stud Book Volumes V to XXI with comments about management of the Acland ponies; the keeping of four pony herds by Sir Thomas Acland until 1919; the Ashway Side herd being segregated. 4 pages.
Original copy of Riding magazine Volume 20, No. 1 with article ‘The Exmoor Pony’s Chequered History’ focusing on the Acland (Anchor) Herd, including 4 photographs plus another photograph on the front cover.