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Kettering Vintage Rally and Steam Fayre
Kettering 08 line of tractors IMG 1997
some of the tractor line up in 2008
Promoter
Organisers Kettering Rally Committee
In aid of
(Beneficiaries)
Warwickshire & Northampton Air Ambulance
Sponsors (main) 1st Brittania Scouts (Car parking management)
Date held on 3rd weekend in September
Duration (days) 2
Venue Cranford
Location nr Kettering
County Northampton
Country England
NTET Accredited
Attendance numbers
(approximate no.)
 ?
Next Event Date 2010
First Event was held in (year) 2000
Last Event was held in (year)
No. of years held 9th 2009
originally in Kettering Park
Events Web Site www.ketering-vintage-rally.co.uk

The Kettering Vintage Rally & Steam Fayre is held at the end of September at Cranford nr Kettering, in Northamptonshire. The site is located a couple of Miles off the A14 Trunk road. The Event supports the Warwickshire & Northamptonshire Air Ambulance & other local charities. The Event started in 2000 in Wicksteed Park Kettering but outgrew the site and moved to this larger site outside the town.

Event classes & attractions Edit

Road menders camp at Kettering 08 - IMG 1985

A 'Road menders camp' display

The items featured included (numbers for 2008);

And the Usual selection of Trade stands, Charities and Craft stalls.

2009 Event Edit

If you have any information or photos from 2009 please create a page at the link below here.

Our reporter was unable to attend in 2009

Kettering Vintage Rally and Steam Fayre/2009

2008 EventEdit

2008 Steam exhibitsEdit

A dozen full size steam engines and nearly 20 miniature steam engines were present

Full Size Steam
Guide no. Make & Works no. Name Type Reg no. Owner Photo Misc Notes
1. Fowler no. 15652 Repulse Showman's Engine CU 977 T. Gibson To add Pair with Howard Brothers Renown originally built for showman John Murphy of Gateshead
2. Fowler no. 17480 Survivor Roller BS 9196 A. Baker Fowler no. 17480 Roller Survivor reg BS 9196 at Kettering 08 - IMG 1821
4. Ruston & Hornsby no. 149813 Success Roller VF 3186 N & L LeCount Ruston & Hornsby no. 149813 Roller Success reg VF 3186 at Kettering 08 - IMG 1845
5. Aveling & Porter no. 14017 Katie Roller SV 6022 M. Pugh Aveling & Porter no. 14017 Roller Katie reg SV 6022 at Kettering 08 - IMG 1825 Repatriated from Sri Lanka (Ceylon)
6. Foden no. 12300 - Steam tractor LG 8784 D. Williamson Foden sn 12300 - 13484 (dual plates) - IMG 9635 Originally a Half track rebuilt by Foden (carries two plates)
7. Ransomes, Sims & Jefferies no. 31298 Garioch Queen Agricultural Traction engine SA 4253 B. Peacock Ransomes Sims & Jefferies no. 31298 Ag TE Garioch Queen at Kettering 08 - IMG 1837 Ex Scottish engine
8. Marshall no. 27649 Sir Leonard 1896 Portable engine - J. Missen Image needed LHB


ex Cumbrian estate engine (not seen ?)
9. Allchin no. 1546 Rebel Agricultural traction engine AP 9079 J. Eaton Allchin no. 1549 Ag TE Rebel reg AP 9076 at Kettering 08 - IMG 1815 a locally built engine one of only 21 known survivors in UK
10. Fowler no. 14888 Kingfisher Road locomotive HO 6420 A. Eaton Fowler no. 14888 RL Kingfisher reg HO 6420 at Kettering 08 - IMG 1813
11. Wallis & Steevens - Diesel roller 443 MAA J. Skinner Wallis & Steevens Advance Motor roller - 443 MAA at Holcot 08 - IMG 0318 Parked in the road building demo area
12. Fowler no. 17585 Wanderer Showmans conversion UA 8178 J. Johnson (exhibited by Turner Bros) Image needed LHB


listed but not seen ? (ex Leeds CC roller)
13. Aveling & Porter no. 14070 Billy Boy Showmans conversion VN 2094 Turner Brothers collection Image needed LHB


listed but not seen ?

2008 - TractorsEdit

Tractor exhibit list
entry no. Make Model no. / type Reg no. Serial no. (if known) year built Owner Photo Misc info
 ? Allis-Chalmers Allis-Chalmers Model B PSL 160 Allis-Chalmers no. ?  ? owner ? Allis-Chalmers model B - PSL 160 at Kettering 08 - IMG 1983 Restored example
 ? BMB BMB President EPR 472 sn unknown  ? owner ? BMB President - EPR 472 at Kettering 08 - IMG 1982
 ? Case Case 900 Q85 XAF sn unknown  ? owner ? Case 900 - Q85 XAF at Kettering 08 - IMG 1984 US Market model, not common in UK
 ? Fordson Fordson E1A Major TVX 213 sn unknown  ? owner ? Fordson E1A Major - TVX 213 at Kettering 08 - IMG 2007
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- Make Model no. Reg no. ? Serial no Year Owner ? Image needed LHB 150px]]

2008-Commercials & Military vehiclesEdit

(table to update)

Commercials & Military vehicle exhibit list
entry no. Make Model no. / type Reg no. Serial no. (if known) year built Owner Photo Misc info
 ? County County Super-4 Reg no. ? County no. ?  ? owner ? 150px]] Fitted with winch
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- Make Model no. Reg no. ? Serial no Year Owner ? Image needed LHB 150px]]

Other sectionsEdit

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GalleryEdit


Other yearsEdit

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How about adding some of your photos from this event ! - Anybody can contribute

See alsoEdit

References / sourcesEdit

  • Show guide

External linksEdit


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