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End over end barrel churn

Period:
19th Century
Description:

Manufactured by Waide & Sons Ltd in Leeds, this model of barrel churn was distributed in the Stranraer area by Thomas Macavoy, Dairy Utensil maker and agent.

 

Barrel churns became popular in farm dairies towards the end of the 19th century.  At Garthland Mains, Stranraer, butter was still made using this type of barrel until 1969.

Place of Production:
Waide & Sons Ltd, Crown Point Road, Leeds, England
Materials/Media:
wood, iron, glass
Dimensions:
Frame H:770mm; Frame base W:690mm; Frame base D:620mm; Barrel H:590mm; Barrel dia:480mm
Source:
Stranraer Museum
Accession number:
WIWMS 1998.21
Digital Number:
SRMA011a-c
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council


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