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Easter 2009

  Isle of Wight Traction Engine Club held their annual Vintage Ploughing Match on Monday 13th April 2009 at Compton Farm, Brook by kind permission of Mrs Jane Phillips and Mrs Anna Smith. 
  12 competitors ploughed, all using trailer ploughs which date back to before 31st December 1959
  Weather conditions - Beautiful warm, sunny day.

  1st Place George Case
  2nd Place Geoff Phillips
  3rd Place Arnold Watts

  Best Vintage Tractor Ploughman George Case

  Winner of the best kept tractor ploughing on the field went to Arnold Watts

  George is the Grandson of Mr Dennis Phillips who passed away last year.
  The match finished with a very moving display with all the ploughmen completing a plot in memory of Mr Dennis Phillips, Chairman of the Isle of Wight Traction Engine Club who had passed away in October 2008.

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Karen Sheath,
Jan 9, 2014, 3:04 PM