Sunday, November 23, 2014

Heath Farm Dairy. Sandridge/St Albans

St Albans
Heath Farm Dairy was a major supplier of milk to the City of St Albans 100 years ago. This photograph of Heath Farm Dairy was probably prepared for use in an advertisement and provides a wider view of the farm  from the Home Meadow, showing more of the farm buildings to the North of the Farm House. At the time (early 20th century) the photograph was taken the farm would have been in St Albans, but the northernmost farm buildings could have still been in the parish of Sandridge. The farmer was my great grandfather, Jacob Reynolds, and during the First World War difficulties was caused by the number of the milkmen who joined the armed services. (see The Story behind a 1916 Christmas Card)

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