Obituary and funeral report for Tom Parkman, Acland herd pony manager (pony-herd) from The West Somerset Free Press.
Print-out from Ancestry.com of the 1911 Census record for Tom Parkman. 2 pages.
Photocopy of article entitled ‘Exmoor Ponies – a Chat with an Exmoor Auctioneer’ profiling Daniel Evans who was auctioneer for the Acland ponies sold at Bampton Fair and recording an interview with him. Evans describes Exmoor ponies, discusses cross-breeding and Knight ponies and Bampton Fair. 2 black and white line drawings from photographs by Scott ...
Photocopy of newspaper item – page headed Book-Bits, section headed Sketches. Item entitled ‘Exmoor Ponies’; also about Daniel Evans who was auctioneer for the Acland ponies sold at Bampton Fair; also mentioning Katerfelto. States the item was from the January edition of The Ludgate.
Photocopy of obituary and funeral report for Frank Green, ex owner of the Acland herd.
Black and white photocopy of illustrated biographical section about Frank Green from guide book to The Treasurer’s House in York. 6 pages
Notes from interview with Wendy Vint, Lilo Lumb’s niece, describing her aunt’s life, Riverside and Herd 78. Mentions Sir Alfred Munnings. 2 pages.
Colour photographic portrait of Harold Heard
Obituary of David Tapp, believed to be from The West Somerset Free Press (2 pages)
3 black and white photographs of David Tapp published in the Exmoor Horn Sheep Breeders’ Society Flock Book
News report of Veronica Watkins (Herd 37) dying in a fire at her isolated home in Cumbria. 2 pages.
Black and white photograph of Daniel Evans in auctioneer’s booth at Bampton Fair. Copy supplied by Tiverton Museum.
Susan Baker (neé Gates)’s research notes on Tom Parkman (Acland herd manager) and daughter Gladys Bawden, including 1911 census record and details of Munnings painting Gladys. 4 pages.
Correspondence between Susan Baker (neé Gates) and Tim Tayler of Abbots Ann, Hampshire re his family history research on the Best family. 4 pages (letter and emails)
Colour print of collection of 9 photographs of places where Sophia Best was born/lived/buried. 2 pages.
Photocopy of list of Fellows of the Zoological Society of London including Sophia Best, elected in 1911. Also emails re her links to the ZSL. 3 pages.
Black and white photograph. Standing L-R ? Ken Govier, Claude Govier, Colonel Reeks, Bob Westcott, Derek Sparks, Sid Westcott, Alice Sanders, ? Robert Govier, Percy Needs. Kneeling – Rosie Wallace. Location – Ashwick pens.
Letter from Somerset Record Office to Susan Baker (neé Gates) giving 1881 Census information about Daniel Evans, auctioneer and publican at Winsford.
Draft page for ‘The Exmoor Pony Chronicles’ by Susan Baker (neé Gates), not included in publication, profiling Tom Parkman, manager of the Acland Herd 1898-1930.
Photocopy of newspaper report of funeral of Reginald Le Bas, Exmoor Pony Society founding secretary. 2 pages.
Photocopy of newspaper report of funeral of John Follet Pugsley, once secretary of the Exmoor Pony Society.
Page from the Simonsbath Festival brochure advertising a talk ‘The Exmoor Pony from Domesday to DNA’ by Dr. Susan Baker (neé Gates).
Print-out of profile of Dick Hern who was Exmoor Pony Society secretary 1947-1949. 2 pages.
Colour photograph of Herd 23 mares and foals and Fred Milton at Weatherslade Farm, Withypool.