Scope and Content

Consists of records of Edward Humphries and Co Ltd including register of thrashing machines, register of steam engines and catalogues of agricultural machinery and implements 1871-1933; records of Fisher Humphries and Co Ltd including file relating to threshing machines, catalogues of agricultural machinery, instructions for threshing machines, leaflets for harvesters, combines, cultivators, instruction and spares manual for sub soiler, mole drainers and hedgecutters 1911-1969; records of Blanch-Lely Ltd including instructions and spares manuals for crosspreader, tedders, pullrake, elevators, sunrake, supersnipe and twin disc 1967-1969


  • Records of Edward Humphries & Co Ltd
  • TR BLL/MP1/1-3 Registers
  • TR BLL/P2/A1-2 Catalogues
  • Records of Fisher Humphries & Co Ltd
  • TR BLL/ET2/1 File
  • TR BLL/P2/A3-10 Catalogues, Leaflets and Instructions
  • Records of Blanch-Lely Ltd
  • TR BLL/P2/A11-33 Instructions and Leaflets

Conditions Governing Access

Available for consultation

Acquisition Information

Deposited as a gift in 1969, 1974 and 1976 T69/30, T74/1, T76/44


Compiled by Zoe Watson, March 2004

Other Finding Aids

A detailed catalogue is available at the Museum of English Rural Life

Conditions Governing Use

Please contact the Archivist