Scope and Content

Contains: Annual statements and reports 1956-1958, 1963, 1972; photocopy of minute book 1951-1972; reports of proceedings at Chitcombe Farm 1964-1972; rule book 1950

Administrative / Biographical History

The society was established in 1950 by Hugh and Doris Flatt with the aim of running Chitcombe Farm, Huish Champflower, Somerset with the assistance of long and short term working visitors in order to offer experience of agricultural work to those outside the farming industry.


AC Accounts

AC7 Financial Statements

AD Administrative Records

AD1 Minutes

AD2 General Administrative and commercial records

CO Company Records

CO2 Records of Companies and limited concerns including capital

Access Information

Open for consultation

Acquisition Information

The records were deposited in June 1972 (Accession number CR72/85)


Compiled by Caroline Gould, January 2003

Other Finding Aids

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

Conditions Governing Use

Please contact the Archivist