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100 years ago there were many more farms within the parish boundry, in Ruishton by the 1960's it had reduced to 4, now they are all gone, but there is still a lot of farming aroound the village.

Farming

Place names given to some of the housing developments, such as Drakes Close and Virginia Orchards have retained the farming links

Children meet at Thornfalcon House, next to the Church 1952Horse riding 1952
Drake Farm fire 1905Drake Farm fire 1905
Marks FarmMarks Farm
Loading Beet 1952Loading Beet 1952
Teasle Harvest August 17th 1948 Teasle Harvest August 17th 1948

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thorn Clump, 11th. May 1937Thorn Clump, 11th. May 1937
Virginia FarmVirginia Farm
Virginia FarmVirginia Farm
Virginia FarmVirginia Farm
AcklandsAcklands

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dinhams FarmhouseDinhams Farmhouse
Rose Farm
Virginia Farm
Virginia Farm