Old Photos of Witham

Advertisement for James Smyth and Sons, seed drill makers

Ref: M286

Advertisement for James Smyth and Sons, seed drill makers. On metal. Text reads ‘JAMES SMYTH & SONS / PEASENHALL, SUFFOLK, ENGLAND. / Manufacturers of / DRILLS & SOWERS / GENERAL PURPOSE DRILLS / TURNIP & MANURE DRILLS / CORN & SEED DRILLS / BROADCAST SOWERS / MANURE DISTRIBUTORS / Branch Establishments, / WITHAM, ESSEX; & Rue Lafayette, 160. PARIS. / Illustrated Catalogues sent free by post on application.’ According to ‘Smyth’s of Peasenhall’ by Leslie Larnder, page 11, they were at this address in 1878, but elsewhere in 1868 and 1887.

RefM286
SourceMuseum of East Anglian Life, Stowmarket
Posted on Full size 2260 × 2872

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