1957 COUNTRY LIFE Magazine 16 May FIONA LOMAX BRADLEY Culross BETSY CAINS TYNEMOUTH Slaithwaite Weaving (8413)

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Fiona Lomax Bradley CULROSS ABBEY FIFE Betsy Cains Wreck Tynemouth LYNMOUTH Almondbury Slaithwaite Weaving Hamlet Pennines




Original Vintage Magazine

DATED 1957

Approx 44 pages (88 sides).


Frontispiece Cover Photograph: Miss Fiona Lomax Daughter of Major Cecil Lomax of Codicote Mill, Hitchin, Herts - photo by Bassano; announcing forthcoming marriage to Mister Simon Bradley of Little Shields, Cassington, Oxon.

Outer Cover Photograph by G. F. Allen: Castle Stalker, Loch Laich, Argyllshire


Principal Contents and Features on:

The Myth of the Betsy Cains - x5 pictures and article by Michael R. Bouquet. Info. a coal collier brig of Shields which was wrecked on the Black Middens, a group of rocks at the mouth of the Tyne.

Irises That Grow Wild in Britain - x3 pics., and text/article by Mary Benbow and David McClintock..

The Royal Academy: Daughters of the Earl and countess of Rocksavage by A. K. Lawrence - Portrait of Miss Orovida Pissario by Carel Weight - Lytton Strachey by Henry Lamb - The Red Hat by Francis Helps - Lancashire Street by Lowry - Paddington Canal by David Thomas - Composition 1957 by John Minton - x7 pics., and text/article by Denys sUtton.

New Bridges at Lynmouth: New Bridge Between Prospect Corner and Countisbury Bridge in the Background Houses Wrecked by the Flood - Temporary Bridge over Site at Prospect Corner - Hillsford Bridge South of Lynmouth - Lyn Bridge - Chislecombe Bridge Being Built by the National Trust - Barbrook Bridge - Countisbury Bridge Devon - x7 pics., and text/article by J. D. U. Ward.

Royal Windsor Horse Show: Mr H. E. Shaws Rox II Ridden by Miss M. Barry - Mrs M. H. Tollits Silverin Ridden by H. J. Bonner - Lady Wentworths Bright Shadow - Paul Oliver Winner of the Junior Open miel Taking Grey Mist VIII Over a Jump - Cpl B. Thompson Household Cavalry Clearing a Jump - x6 pics., and text/article by R. S. Summerhays. c.keenlyside.

Golf: K. Bousfield at Southport Dunlop Tournament - S. S. Scott at the 16th Tee - x2 pics., and text/article by P. A. Ward-Thomas.

Culross Abbey House, Fife. The Home of the Earl of Elgin and Kincardine - x9 pics., and text/article by Gordon Nares.

Studying a Rare Grebe - x pics., and text/article by Ian M. Thomson.

Collectors Questions - x7 pics., and letters from readers. sleekburnc.

The Elusive Mink - x3 pics., and text/article by H. Mortimer Batten.

Penine Weaving Hamlets: Sketch Plans of a Pennine Weavers Homestead and Weaving Hamlets of Lum Almondbury, Oldfield and Ainley Place - Weavers Cottage at Bottoms, Almondbury - Manufacturers Establishment at Lumb nr Almodbury - The Takin In Door at Lumb - Manufacturers House, Cottage an Warehouse at oldfield - Three Storeyed Weavers Cottages at Oldfield - Ainley Place a 17thC Clothiers Home - Steep Narrow Paved streets Known as Ginnels at Ainley Place (Slaithwaite) - Ainley Place - x9 pics., and text/article by James Walton.

Fashions: Blouse from Harrods - Chiffon Blouse by Pierre Balmain - Tennis Dresses from Lillywhites - x7 pics., and text/article by P. Joyce Reynolds.

Correspondence Pages - Letters from Readers:

Detail of the Smock that William Morris Wore - picture and correspondence from A. E. H. of Barnet, Herts

Avenue of Yews at Bridport Church, Dorset in 1948, and The Same Avenue in 1957 - picture and correspondence from J. D. U. Ward, Rodhuish, Watchet, Somerset.

Beacon at Exmouth Built in 1883 - picture and correspondence from Cecil French, 26 Fairfield Ave Whipton, Exeter, Devon.

Poplar Trees That Have Been Planted too close to a River - picture and correspondence fromT. R. Peace, Woodlands, Tilford, Farnham Surrey.

Vanished Thames-side: Water Colour of Westminster from the Lambeth Bank of the Thames - picture and correspondence from Hector Smith, Penicuik, Top Lock, Southall, Middx.


Fifteen Times Temptation by Tobler Ballerina - fp colour; artwork unknown.

Colquhound Estate, Luss, Loch Lomond: Lady Munrospun Cardigan - fp colour showing her standing next to the Loch.

Hong Kong Harbour: Bay Class Royal Navy Frigate - fp back cover colour, from a painting by John S. Smith; for Senior Service Cigarettes.

Eagle Tyres by Goodyear - fp col.

Jaguar Mark Eight Interior.

Ford Consul Car - fp.

Harry Hall Riding Wear - half page.

Ruberoid Strip Slates - fp colour

Property Supplement Pages - one photograph with each For Sale entry unless otherwise stated:

ARTICLES (text only):

Familiar Faces by Garth Christian

Countryman's notes by Ian Niall.

Laburnum - short poem (verse) by K. G. Sullivan.

Crossword, and Bridge Problem by M. Harrison-Gray.

Farming Notes by Cincinnatus - Drought Threat to Sugar Beet - Dealing with Moles - Dollar Feeding Stuffs - Pedigree Pigs wit mention of Mr W. M. White of Spalding and Mr R. W. Pomeroy of Stoke under Ham - Tomatoes - Accounting and Agriculture.

Estate Market by Arbiter - Grants and Their Difficulties etc

New Books Reviewed by Howard Spring

Classified Announcements, and Properties.

Property Supplement Pages - one photograph with each For Sale entry unless otherwise stated:

Burstow Park, Shipleybridge, Surrey Sussex Border x2pics

Clockwood House, Yarm, North Riding of Yorkshire.

Clanna House, Broadway, Worcs. .

Haslington Hall, nr Haslington, Cheshire.

Prospect, Newcastle, Co. Wicklow, Ireland.

Ivy Cottage, Church Green, Harpenden, Herts,

The Manor house, Sandford St. Martin, Oxfordshire. By Dir of Commander the Hon. John Edmondson RN.

Hendersyde, Roxburghshire. By dir. Of Lord Balfour of Inchrye x2pics.

Combe Court, Chiddingfold, W. Surrey.

TheKnowle Estate, West Somerset. By order of Execrs of Lady Audrey Anson decd.

Socknersh Manor, Burwash, Sussex - fp showing x3pics.

The Long House, Coombe Warren, Kingston Hill, London - x2pics.

Wychwood, Oxshott.

Langaford, North Bovey, Devon.

Barnsdale Hall, near Oakham, Rutland.

Beaulieu Manor, Between New Forest and the Solent. By dir. Of The Rt. Hon. Lord Montague of Beaulieu - x2pics. Showing a row of cottages and a river scene.

Lower Glyn; Coed-yr-aber-farm; the Tyrcelyn Water, Wye Valley -x2pics; a stretch of reive river, and a house by a river.

Doughton Manor nr Tetbury, Glos.

The Homestead, Broadstone, Dorset. By order of the Public Trustee re. E. Osman Brown decd.

Pennings, Roedean, Brihton.

Leny Estate nr Callander, Perthshire.

Sun House, Royston, Herts.

Holme Close, Sway, New Forest, Hants.

The Peacock Inn, Owler Bar, Derbyshire - aerial view.

Glebe Farm, Stanton St Quinton,Wilts.

Hillside House, Castle Combe, Wilts. sleekburnc. 1605



Edward Burgess Hudson (1854 -1936) was the founder of Country Life magazine in 1897. This is an original USED vintage magazine not a scan and not a later re-print. If there is a particular date you require in regards to this item eg. for a birthday or anniversary etc please ask.

It measures 345 x 235 mm (13.5 x 9.25 " ). There is a little age yellowing. The front/back cover is rubbed/worn. Some of the pages may have handling marks, blemishes due to their great age. The staples are rusty leaving witness marks. The images vary in size and are in b/w unless otherwise stated. PLEASE NOTE: I cannot guarantee that the issue is complete 'as published' - but what I have described above IS present. As far as I can tell there are no pages missing, but if you are looking for something in particular in this issue PLEASE ASK. The process of the page numbering carry on from the previous issue, therefore do not start at number 1. The four digit number in brackets in title is for my ref only.

The description of the contents above are in my own words and not necessarily what is written on the original page."Info." in the description is my research, although relevant to the accompanying image or article, is not necessarily in the text. This item will be packaged in a board backed envelope.


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