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Holcot Steam Rally and Country Fair
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Promoter
Organisers  !!!!
Sponsors (main)
Date held on August
Duration (days) 3
Venue Popular Farm
Location Holcot
County Norhamptonshire
Country England
NTET Accredited YES
Attendance numbers
(approximate no.)
 ?
Next Event Date 2010
First Event was held in (year)  ?
Last Event was held in (year) 2008
No. of years held 11th - 2008
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The Holcot Steam Rally is held at the end of August and 2008 was the 11th Rally. The Village of Holcot is a few miles from the City of Northampton, in Northamptonshire, England.

2010Edit

Date TBC

2009Edit

EVENT CANCELLED ?

Images from the 2008 ShowEdit

International 706 at Holcot

An International 706

Steam ploughing Holcot 2008

Steam ploughing demonstration

Tractor puller with a jet engine at Holcot

A Tractor Pulling jet engined special tractor

Marshall threshing machine Hollcot

A Marshall threshing machine

2008 Steam enginesEdit

NOTE: List under construction

  • Over 30 engines were present in 2008 with a large number working in the road building area and others in the Working area or ploughing. A number of Miniature steam engines were also present.
Note - Show guide details are incomplete / muddled up and will be updated when photos uploaded and 'missing' engines found / deciphered as no notes were made at time.
Steam Engines list
Guide no. Engine (make & No.) Name Type year built Reg no. Owner Photo Misc info
S1. Ruston Proctor no. 33189 - Steam engine 1907 CT 3949 P. Palmer 150px]] Over 7000 hours spent on restoration
S2. Ransomes, Sims & Jefferies no. 42036 Langham Belle Traction engine 1932 TL 2366 W.K. Kirby & Family Ransomes Sims & Jefferies no. 42036 TE Langham Belle TL 2366 at Holcot 08 - IMG 0263 In preservation since 1954
S3. Burrell no. 3941 The Badger Traction engine 1923 BP 9547 M. Shepherd 150px]] On going restoration
S4. Clayton & Shuttleworth no. 43200 The Gaffer Traction engine 1910 BE 8003 C. Griffiths, Clayton & Shuttleworth no. 43200 - TE - The gaffer - BE 8003 at Holcot 08 - IMG 0260
S5. Fowler no. 11484 Bromyard Queen Nance Road Locomotive 1909 CJ 5367 C. Piggott, Fowler no. 11484 RL Bromyard Queen Nance - CJ 5367 at Holcot 08 - P8240021 A8 Estate Engine
S6. (S5. in guide ?) Ransomes, Sims & Jefferies no. 36020 - Traction engine 1924 BS 9010 J.J. Forshaw Ransomes Sims and Jefferies no. 36020 - TE - BS 9010 at Holcot 08 - P8240015 Repatriated from Mozambique
S7. ( no number in guide? S6.)  ? name Convertible roller 1902  ? 150px]] Partial entry in Guide ?
S8. (S7. in guide) Fowler no. 19456 Highland Lass Traction engine 1931 SE 3563 M. Shepherd, Fowler no. 19456 - TE - Highland Lass - SE 3563 at Holcot 08 - P8240018 Owned since 1983
S9. Clayton & Shuttleworth no. 43200 The Gaffer traction engine 1910 BE 8003 Chris Griffith, Clayton & Shuttleworth no. 43200 - TE - The gaffer - BE 8003 at Holcot 08 - IMG 0260 Duplicate entry ? of S4
S10 (S6. in guide) Ransomes, Sims & Jefferies no. 31298 Garioch Queen Traction engine 1919 SA 4253 B. Peacock, 150px]] Owned for over 25 years
SM1. Fowler no. 14321 Yorkshire Belle Showman's conversion 1916 BT 4580 Turner Brothers 150px]] Type D2 (incomplete entry in guide)
SM2. Fowler no. 18503 Royal Sovereign Showman's conversion 1931 GO 5298 Turner Brothers 150px]] Ex Type DNB Roller - Tar sprayer
SM3. Fowler no. 14948 Prince of Wales Showman's Engine (converted) 1917 EB 4999 D. Woodward Fowler no. 14948 - SM - Prince of Walles - EB 4999 at Holcot 08 - IMG 0246 Converted in 1955 to Showmans SRL
SM4. Fowler no. 17585 The Wander (formerly "Bonny Moorhen") Showman's conversion 1928 UA 8178 J. Johnson & Sons, Yorkshire Fowler no. 17585 SM The Wanderer - UA 8178 at Holcot 08 - IMG 0257 (incomplete details in guide) Ex DNA roller
RR1. Aveling & Porter no. 8241 Jasmine Steam roller 1914 BH 7170 Mrs P. Wines, Aveling & Porter no. 8241 RR Jasmine BH 7170 at Holcot 08 - IMG 0268 Ex Bucks CC, owner acquired in 1970's
RR2. Aveling & Porter no. 12876 name Steam roller 1932 KJ 7198 D. walker 150px]] Bought for preservation in 1985, was in use in 1970s !
RR3. Wallis & Steevens no. 8058 Ambition Steam roller 1930 OU 4737 M.J. Farmer, 150px]] Livery of original owner Heanor U.D.C
RR4. Fowler no. 16175 Paddy Steam roller 1924 NW 8198 P.E. Johnson, Fowler no. 16175 RR Paddy - NW 8198 at Holcot 08 - IMG 0325 Ex Matlock and Bakewell Councils
RR5. Aveling & Porter no. 14017 Katie (formerly ?) Steam roller 1930 SV 6022 M. pugh, Aveling & Porter no. 14017 RR Katie - SV 6022 at Holcot 08 - IMG 0326 Named after sister
RR6. Aveling Barford no. AE576 - Steam roller 1941 ECT 113 G. Atkinson, 150px]] Ex War Dept for Runway building
RR7. Wallis & Steevens no. 2357 Big Emma Steam roller 1896 HO 6319 J.P. Vickery, Wallis & Steevens no. 2357 RR Big Emma - HO 6319 at Holcot 08 - IMG 0298 Rebuilt back to original spec by current owner
RR8. Aveling & Porter no. 11556 Gentle Annie Steam roller 1926 MK 6933 Michael Swain]] Aveling and Porter no. 11556 RR - Gentle Annie - MK 6933 at Holcot 08 - P8240013 Ex contractor Stanley North
SW1. Yorkshire Wagon Co. no. 2108 Yorkshire Lad Ploughing Engine 1927 UA 1788 Mr. Wines, 150px]] One of only 7 in UK
unlisted Foster no. 3710 Phoenix Traction engine 1908 CJ 4222 owner ? Foster no. 3710 TE Phoenix - CJ 4222 at Holcot 08 - IMG 0242
not listed Aveling & Porter no. 14070 Billy Boy Showman's Conversion 1930 VN 2094 Turner Brothers Aveling & Porter no. 14070 SM - Billy Boy - VN 2094 at Holcot 08 - IMG 0253 Converted from a Road Roller
unlisted Marshall no. 34151 Jimmie B Traction engine 1900 TB 2649 owner ? Marshall no. 34151 TE Jimmie B - TB 2649 at Holcot 08 - P8240008
Working Engines & Machinery
Guide no. Engine (make & No.) Name Type year built Reg no. Owner Photo Misc info
W1. Marshall no. 61970 Emma Traction engine 1913 BJ 5934 T. Petty, Berkhamstead Marshal no. 61970 TE Emma - BJ 5934 at Holcot 08 - IMG 0348 Driving a Racksaw bench in working area.
W2. Fowler no. 11594 Prosper-Gem Agricultural engine 1908 EW 2335 S. Wing Fowler no. 11594 TE Prosper-Gem - EW 2335 at Holcot 08 - IMG 0343 in working area
W3. Foster no. 144227 (? typo ?) - Agricultural engine 1924 - Mrs. R. Groom 150px]] Driving Allchin saw bench
W4. Allchin no. 1499 Evedon Lad Traction engine 1910 AY 9494 A. Poole, Daventry Allchin sn 1499 Evedon Lad- IMG 0345 Driving Foster Threshing machine
W5. (static) Foster works No. 2146 - Threshing machine 1922 n/a N. Middleton, 150px]]
W6. Marshall 5" Model - Steam engine 1987 (completed) n/a T. Middleton (photo from event to be added) Built by Dick Joyce , TV Presenter of Bygones
W7. Ruston & Hornsby no. 115100 Hildary Agricultural engine 1922 DO 2953 D. Brothwell, Ruston & Hornsby no. 115100 TE Hildary - DO 2953 at Holcot 08 - IMG 0349 Driving saw bench in Working area
RB2. Ruston Proctor no. 34987 Rusty Traction engine 1908 AH 5654 G.P. Wyeld, Ruston Proctor no. 34987 TE Rusty - AH 5654 at Holcot 08 - IMG 0353 Driving saw bench in working area.
PE1. Clayton & Shuttleworth no. 50004 Old Hiram Portable engine 1926 n/a Martin Shepherd Clayton & Shuttleworth no. 50004 Portable Old Hiram at Holcote 08 - IMG 0327 Cancelled export order, Rebuilt between 1999 and 2006
Ploughing Engines list
Guide no. Engine (make & No.) Name Type year built Reg no. Owner Photo Misc info
P1. Fowler no. 15670 Z7 Ploughing Engine 1922 - M, Davies Fowler ploughing engine no. 15670
P2. Fowler no. 15673 Z7 Ploughing Engine 1922 - M. Davies Fowler ploughing engine no 15673
P3. Fowler no. 15182 Achilles Ploughing Engine 1918 HO 5869 M. Davies, Fowler no. 15182 Achilles reg HO 5869 at Bloxham 09 - IMG 5778 (photo from event to be added)
P4. Fowler no. 14258 Sevington Ploughing Engine 1916 KE 2495 J. Mann, Fowler no. 14258 - plg - Sevington - KE 2495 at Holcot 08 - P8240025
P5. Fowler no. 13698 plough 5/6 furrow Plough 1923 - M. Davies collection Cable pulled plough closeup Fully working cable operated plough
P6. Fowler no. 2528 - Ploughing Engine 1875 - G. Debes, Fowler no. 2528 PE ex Beeby set 2 at Holcot 08 - IMG 0220 Rebuilt from 25 tons of bits (ex Beeby Brothers)

Other attractionsEdit

Victory Verbeeck Organ -Holcot-IMG 0252

The Kelders Family 118 Key Concert "Victory Organ"

Track suspension Russian D75T crawler - P8240071

The unusual tracks and Suspension on a Russian D75T crawler tractor at the show

Examples from these classes to follow, (if you have any photos from the event please add them to the collection) - (x) = show guide entry no.

2008 TractorsEdit

Tractor exhibit list
entry no. Make Model no. / type Reg no. Serial no. (if known) year built Owner Photo Misc info
 ? Belarus Belarus DT75M -  ? year ? owner ? Belarus DT75M at Holcot 08 - P8240067 Russian built
 ? International Harvester International 706 - IH sn ?  ? owner ? International 706 at Holcot
 ? McCormick McCormick-Deering 10-20 - sn ? year ? 0wner McCormick Deering at Holcot Restored on steel straked wheels
Add any other tractors from this event above here in Entry no order / ABC by make if no number
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- Make Model no. Reg no. ? Serial no Year Owner ? Image needed LHB 150px]]

2008 Commercials & Military vehiclesEdit

2008 Stationary enginesEdit

Next Years RallyEdit

  • Date TBC

See alsoEdit

References / sources Edit

  • Show guide
  • photos from event
  • info boards with the exhibits

External linksEdit

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