The Burton Family at Canal Farm

In 1998 Richard and I bought Canal Farm from Anthony Burton, the third generation on the farm – he and his wife have since emigrated to Australia.  A couple of years ago I contacted him to see if he had any old photographs of the farm, and he sent me this lovely memoir of his happy days at Austen Fen.  I hope you enjoy reading it and seeing the photographs too. Read the PDF

Cattle at the farm.

Trying a homemade canoe,

Billy Burton and Grandson both looking skyward for that winning pidgeon