300 sheep walking down Fore Street to Bridge Farm in
1999-a rare site!
This gallery was designed and written by Paul Smith, whose home was
Windwhistle Farm from 1921 until his retirement sixty two years
later , when he moved into the village. It represents a personal view
of farming in Winsham, based on long experience, and of
the farming industry over the greater part of the twentieth century.
The full story of his life between the two World Wars can be found in
his book ,"Landing Gently", published by Wolfgang Publishing.
was a great loss to our small community when he died in 2007.
Click Here to go to his obituary.
For further descriptions of Farming in Winsham at the Millennium refer
Businesses section of the Millennium Book.
The Maps that appear in this gallery are
not drawn to scale, and are intended only to give an approx.
indication of the position of boundaries, roads, rivers or farm locations. For
more precise information use other map sources.