Another Somerset colliery from the Radstock area, work starter C1840, closed in 1953 by the NCB.
A young man Redvers Coate worked a year unpaid to learn about cider making, he borrowed money from his family and built up a cider company in Nailsea, Somerset. All profits go to the Children's Hospice South west
Pool a town with a large natural harbour has a tradition going back many centuries.
After doing an apprenticeship as a cabinet maker in Clevedon Charles Pither acquired a furniture business in Castle Cary, building it up to a large family business.
At a time when there was much drunkenness in the Rhondda Valleys two men decided to make and sell soft drinks as an alternative to beer, here is another wagon for those who collect the Welsh Hills wagons.
All profits will go to the Battle Museum
Rodda's Cornish Cream started life in a Cornish Kitchen in 1890, now sold all over the world. All profits go to the Jemina Layzel Trust, helping to fund treatment and care for young people (under 18s)suffering from brain injury, also encouraging people to sign up to the NHS organ donor register.
George Warren Warehousing of Minehead
1914 George Warren of 30 Friday Street, Minehead was working as a cabinet maker, by 1919 he had progressed to also being an upholsterer and a furniture remover, having his own pantechnicons.
The General Haulage & Storage Company of
Apart from a photo that was kindly given to us, we have been unable to find the wagons history, and would be pleased if anyone has it. The good news is that all profits are going to the Cancer Research Wales
D.J. Hopkins coal merchant
of South Dock, Swansea. £12.00
The Argyle Brewery was founded 1710, by1756 operated by Archibald Campbell and his son of the same name, changed much over the years until1969 when sold to Dryborgh & Vaux/Ushers, ceased brewing 1970. All profits go to the Weston General Hospital fro their Scanner Appeal.
Norman Hunt & Sons are a family farming business who have been growing apples since the 1930s. Today following their family traditions & values growing cider apples of many varieties. All profits go to the Children's Hospice South West.
The first high explosive guncotton was invented at the Faversham works 1846, later expanded into other explosives. The works was requisitioned in WW1, closed 1919
Alloa Brewery £12.50
John Wainwright & Co. was founded in 1891 when an auctioneer decided to diversify into the quarry industry. All profits will go to Breath Easy,The British Lung Foundation.
The brewery begun life as Biggs Brewery in Wrotham, later Jonathan Biggs acquired premises in Strood and moved the business there, In the late 1850's was called Strood Steam Ale Brewery. 1897 joined with James Budden, becoming Budden & Biggs.
This wagon was built by the Midland Railway Carriage and Wagon Co. Ltd. and registered by the SE&CR in 1906. The wagon is thought to have belonged Guy Russell a coal merchant who lived in Silchester Road in St Leonards.
Mew, Langton's Brewers Isle of Wight £15.00
Norman Hunt and Sons are a family farming business who have been growing apples since the1930s making fine ciders, this is the third in a series of Norman Hunt wagons with the last will be out later in 2017.All profits from the sale of the Crowman wagons go to The Parchment Trust helping disabled young people,
The 1800's saw a change in cider making, after many years being made in small quantities by local farmers, factory made cider began to be produced. When the the railways arrived they were able to transport heave goods into the big cities. Evans & Ridlers were some of the first to take advantage of this.