Sale of ponies at Bampton Pony Fair in October 1945. Ponies in pens, ponies in street, auctioneer, spectators. From National Geographic Magazine.
Description of sale of ponies at Bampton Pony Fair in October 1860. Acland ponies, Knight ponies, Robert Smith ponies. No illustrations.
Black and white article in Riding Magazine September 1937 pages 116-117. Gathering herds, sale of ponies at Molland pony fair, Bampton pony fair. 4 photographs.
Pony sale yard catalogue from 1974. List of ponies for sale with locations and numbers.
1. Auctioneer Daniel Evans with crossbred pony in sale ring behind Tiverton Hotel at Bampton Fair. 2. Riders, ponies and crowds in street below the Tiverton Hotel at Bampton Fair.
Chapter from ‘North Devon Story’ by Eric R. Delderfield 1952. Description of the pony sales at Bampton Fair. 4 pages.
Charlie Westcott with haltered pony in sale ring behind Tiverton Hotel at Bampton Fair probably in the 1950s. Printed in Tiverton Gazette 21/01/2003 as part of tribute to Lee Flaws. Image scanned from glass negative part of his earliest work for the paper.
General article about the pony sale and auction at Bampton Fair in 1952. Published in the Daily Telegraph.
Report on the Bampton Fair pony sale of 1953. From the Western Morning news.
General article about Bampton Fair including section on pony sales
Includes a section (and several photographs ) on the pony sales. Black and white.
Includes information that Exmoor Pony Society returning to Bampton Fair. IN colour.
Includes information that a pony sale is once again part of Bampton Fair. In colour.
Information needed to access a recording of an interview with Fred Milton of Withypool talking about his family’s pony herd and experiences of selling at sales and fairs.
As told to Susan Baker (neé Gates) by Miss Bunting in West Sussex. Exmoor pony Curly accompanied Thoroughbred filly to auction held in London hotel.
Account of how gipsies bought wild foals and hid them to avoid paying market tolls. Collected during the Exmoor Pony Heritage Centre project.
From The Wide World Magazine. 7 page black and white illustrated article about Exmoor ponies and Bampton Fair. Unbound in 3 separate pages.
Hand-written notes of stories about 3 men who took ponies to Bampton Fair, as told by customer in The White Horse Inn, Exford.
Large format reproduction of page 124 of 8 black and white cartoons of people and ponies telling the story of Bampton Fair day. Page title: At a sale of Exmoor wild ponies, Bampton.
Large format reproduction of page 439 of 1 black and white cartoon of people, riders and ponies at Bampton Fair. Page title: The Exmoor Pony Fair at Bampton, Devon
Large format original copy of Picture Post – pages 9-11 black and white article with 10 photographs about Bampton Fair. Photographs same as those in PONY/SEB/009/001.
Black and white photograph of Sid Westcott restraining an Exmoor foal with large H brand on saddle area (possibly denoting Hawkridge) in pen. Multiple ponies in pens in background. On reverse, typewritten label ‘Exmoor ponies rounded up in North Devon.Yesterday a number of wild Exmoor ponies were rounded up and taken to the pony market ...
Poor photocopy of article entitled ‘Pony Fairs’ mostly describing Bampton Fair including 8 photographs (crossbred ponies). Refers to national coal strike (probably 1912) and reduced demand for pit ponies. 3 pages.
Photocopy of article ‘An Exmoor Horse Fair’ describing visit to Bampton Fair and the sale of Acland and Knight ponies. 11 pages.