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About Peter Charles Dorrington

For more information contact: g.dorrington@qmul.ac.uk

Please contact Graham Dorrington (Peter’s son) if you have any questions:

http://www.rmit.edu.au/staff/graham-dorrington

This site is dedicated to Peter Charles Dorrington (1933-2004)

“The stars are threshed and the souls are threshed from their husks”. W. Blake.  

Places in the UK selling Antique Farm Tools

Simon Davis sells antique farm tools (and kindly provided information about some the “other tools” on this site), see:

http://www.norfolkcourtyard.co.uk

or http:/www.quillantiques.co.uk

Museums and collections in the UK:

Museum of English Rural Life (Reading)

http://www.ruralhistory.org/the_collections/MERL.html

Rural Life Centre  

http://www.rural-life.org.uk/

Roots of Norfolk, Gressenhall 

http://www.museums.norfolk.gov.uk/default.asp?Document=200.50.020

Ramsey Museum, Cambridge

http://www.britnett.net/ramseyruralmuseum/listings/30.html

Agriculture collections

http://www.cornucopia.org.uk/html/search/verb/ListIdentifiers/set/subject/164?&start=60

The countryside museum (seed drills)

http://www.fellpony.f9.co.uk/country/seedtime/seeddril.htm

Science and Society Picture Library

http://www.scienceandsociety.co.uk/results.asp?image=10315151&wwwflag=2&imagepos=4

Ceredigion Museum (web address has changed) http://www.ceredigion.gov.uk/index.cfm?articleid=1479

Museum of Kent Life  (web address has changed) http://www.museum-kentlife.co.uk/Pages/aboutus.htm

Rutland County Museum (web address has changed) http://www.lrmf.org.uk/m_28_oak.htm#rutmuseum

Museums and collections in other countries:

Near Bergamo, Italy, there is a nice collection of antique farm tools at the museum of Pope Giovanni XXIII, in Sotte il Monte.  There is no website, but some pictures of the collection are shown below. 

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