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Tinkers Park
Tinkers park engine line up 2010 - IMG 6389
2010 engine line up
Promoter
Organisers Tinkers Park Ltd
In aid of
(Beneficiaries)
Cancer Research
Sponsors (main)
Date held on 1st Weekend in June
Duration (days) 2
Venue Hadlow Down
Location
County East Sussex
Country England
NTET Accredited
Attendance numbers
(approximate no.)
 ?
Next Event Date 2011
First Event was held in (year) 1966
Last Event was held in (year)
No. of years held 43
Same site
Events Web Site


The Tinkers Park Rally is held at the beginning of June nr Uckfield, at Hadlow Down, East Sussex. The Rally is organised by the Claude Jessett Trust to raise money for local charities and good causes in the area with the The Sussex Steam Engine Club assisting with the Steam section and other local groups providing assistance with the gates, car parking etc..

HistoryEdit

The 2010 event was the 43 rd that has been held on the same site since it started in 1966.

Exhibit classesEdit

2010 EventEdit

Some of the many vehicles on display are listed below;

please add any missing entries, with photos if possible.

2010 Steam enginesEdit

Steam Engines list
Exhibit no. Engine (make & No.) Name Type year built Reg no. Owner Photo Misc info
1 Allchin no. 669 Bess Traction engine 1890 AP 9081 Stephen Hubbuck, Petersfield, Hants Allchin no. 669 - TE - Bess - AP 9081 at Tinkers park 2010 - IMG 6333 Fresh from a major rebuild
2 Allchin no. 1105 Ellen Traction engine 1899 FP 1024 L. & I. McConachie collection, Hadlow Down, East Sussex Allchin no. 1105 - TE - Ellen - FP 1024 at Tinkers Park 2010 -IMG 6607
3 Aveling & Porter no. 5862 Emma Convertible Tractor 1905 KE 7940 Jeff Burgess collection, East Sussex Aveling & Porter no. 5862 - Convertible TE - Emma - KE 7940 at Tinkers Park 2010 - IMG 6249
4 Aveling & Porter no. 6601 - Traction engine 1906 KE 2501 Hugh Clifton, Battle, East Sussex Aveling & Porter no. 6601 - TE - KE 2501 at Tinkers Park 2010 - IMG 6113
5 Aveling & Porter no. 6847 Royalty Steam roller 1909 PC 9630 Bob Watts, East Sussex Aveling & Porter no. 6847 - RR - Royalty - PC 9630 at Tinkers park 2010 - IMG 6230
6 Aveling & Porter no. 7899 Southern Queen Showman's Tractor (conversion) 1905 D 9079 The Claude Jessett Trust, East Sussex Aveling & Porter no. 7899 - Showmans tractor - Southern Queen - D 9079 at Tinkers Park 2010 - IMG 6130 Converted to current form in 1960's, ex tractor & road roller
7 Aveling & Porter no. 10762 Ebenezer Convertible Tractor 1923 MF 4008 Izzard family collection, East Sussex Aveling & Porter no. 10762 - RR - Ebenezer - MF 4008 at Tinkers Park 2010 - IMG 6550 Built the road round the Original Wembley stadium
8 Aveling & Porter no. 10994 Queen Jubilee Steam roller 1924 WE 6042 Ruth Atkinson collection, Essex Aveling & porter no. 10994 - 8 ton RR - Queen Jubilee - WT 6042 at Tinkers Park 2010 - IMG 6259
9 Aveling & Porter no. 11992 Lucy May Steam Tractor 1928 KO 6739 Andy Wilkens, Suffolk Aveling & Porter no. 11992 - ST - Lucy May - KO 6739 at Tinkers Park 2010 - IMG 6298
10 Aveling & Porter no. 14044 Rhoda Steam roller 1930 DW 7088 Jeff Burgess collection, East Sussex Aveling & Porter no. 14044 - 6 ton RR - Rhoda - DW 7088 at Tinkers Park 2010 - IMG 6631
11 Burrell no. 2575 Buller Traction engine 1903 TA 1489 David Young, Buxted, East Sussex Burrell no. 2575 - TE - Buller - TA 1489 at Tinkers Park 2010 - IMG 6627
12 Burrell no. 3057 Lord Roberts Road Locomotive 1908 BE 7217 Alan Mitchell, East Sussex Burrell no. 3057 - EL - Lord Roberts - BE 27I17 at Tinkers Park 2010 - MG 6303
13 Burrell no. 3728 Prince Traction Engine 1916 NO 806 Jeff Burgess collection, East Sussex Burrell no. 3728 - TE - Prince - NO 806 at Tinkers park 2010 - IMG 6237
14 Burrell no. 3786 Tiger Steam Tractors 1918 PB 9610 J & G Lynn, Hove East Sussex Burrell no. 3786 - ST - Tiger - PB 9619 at Tinkers Park 2010 - IMG 6618 Working life conversion to Showmans tractor (1935) now removed
15 Burrell no. 3851 The Tinker Steam tractor 1918 PB 9359 The Claude Jessett Collection Burrell no. 3851 - ST - The Tinker - PB 9359 at tinkers park 2010 - IMG 6137 First engine acquired by Claude Jessett in 1942
16 Burrell no. 3245 End2End Gold Medal tractor 1910 AH 054 L. & D. Searle collection, Horsham, West Sussex Burrell no. 3245 - GMT - End2End - AH 054 at Tinkers Park 2010 - IMG 6347 Named after its Lands End to John O'Groats run
17 Burrell no. 3829 His Majesty Road Locomotive 1920 PB 9687 L. & D. Searle collection, Horsham , West Sussex 150px]] Not seen at show
18 Foden no. 1427 Isabella Colonial Steam Wagon 1907 BF 5148 Robert Hobbs, Kent Foden no. ? - Wagon - BF 5148 at Tinkers Park 2010 - IMG 6613 Repatriated in 2004
19 Fowler no. 7459 Endurance Traction Engine 1895 BW 4506 Bob Langley, East Sussex Fowler no. 7459 - TE - Endurance - BW 4506 - at Tinkers Park 2010 - IMG 6591 Ex Eddison Steam Rolling Co.
20 Fowler no. 9230 - TE 1902 NP 3049 Simon Bish collection of East Sussex 150px]]
21 Fowler no. 12754 Nightmare Road Locomotive 1912 SV 8988 Ruth Atkinson collection, Essex Fowler no. 12754 - RL - Nightmare - SV 8988 at Tinkers Park 2010 - IMG 6274 An A8 loco with R3 boiler
22 Fowler no. 14712 Wilbour Ploughing Engine 1917 NO 4630 Simon Bish collection, East Sussex Fowler no. 14712 - plg - Wilbur - NO 4630 at Tinkers Park 2010 - IMG 6448 The sister engine 'Orville' was scrapped
23 Fowler no. 15365 Sandringham Ploughing Engine 1919 NO 1235 The Claude Jessett Trust Fowler no. 15365 - plg - Sandringham - NO 1235 at Tinkers Park 2010 - IMG 6180 part striped for repair works
24 Fowler no. 15364 Windsor Ploughing Engine 1919 NO 1236 The Claude Jessett Trust Fowler no. 15364 - plg - Windsor - NO 1236 at Tinkers Park 2010 - IMG 6170 ex James Lowther - dredging contractor
25 Fowler no. 15517 Hilary Ploughing Engine K7 1921 CT 4052 Coppard CE Fowler no. 15517 - plg K7 - CT 4052 at Tinkers Park 2010 - IMG 6214
26 Fowler no. 15518 Ruth Ploughing Engine K7 1921 CT 4051 Coppard CE Fowler no. 15516 - plg K7 - Ruth - CT 4051 at Tinkers park 2010 - IMG 6218
27 Fowler no. 15854 Peace Steam roller 1923 WE 1568 Bruce Frogbrook, East Sussex Fowler no. 15854 - RR - Peace - WT 1568 at Tinkers Park 2010 - IMG 6652 Fitted with an Allen Scarifier no. 455
28 Fowler no. 16519 ALBION Steam roller 1925 BW 9211 Angus Abbott, Surrey Fowler no. 16519 - 8 ton RR - Albion - BW 9211 - at Tinkers park 2010 - IMG 6587
29 Fowler no. 21833 Hermes Steam roller 1936 CRL 110 Jonathan Vartan, East Sussex Fowler no. 21833 - RR - Hermes - CRL 110 at Tinkers Park 2010 - IMG 6396 2nd to last of type built
30 Garrett no. 27946 Vera Traction engine 1913 OI 6818 Peter Haining collection, East Sussex Garrett no. 27946 - RL - Vera - OI 6818 at Tinkers Park 2010 - IMG 6411 Worked in Belfast all its life
31 Marshall no. 80608 Omon Steam roller 1926 FG 1191 Graham Chaffer, West Sussex Marshall no. 80608 - 10 ton RR - FG 1191 at Tinkers Park 2010 - IMG 6328
32 Sentinel no. 9097 Jupiter DG6 Timber Tractor 1934 ARE 195 The Claude Jessett Collection, East Sussex Sentinel no. 9097 - ARE 195 - Timber tractor at Tinkers Park 2010 - IMG 6192 Has a separate engine for the timber winch
33 Sentinel no. 8945 - S4 Steam waggon 1934 RG 4187 Charles Pye, Hampshire Sentinel no. 8945 - RG 4187 at Tinkers Park 2010 - IMG 6204 Single way tipper
Extra (not listed) SDG4 Sentinel no. 8448 - Steam waggon 1930 UX 8724 I. M. Woollett, Amersham Bucks Sentinel no. 8448 - UX 8724 at Tinkers Park 2010 - IMG 6188 Not listed in show guide.
sole example of type
34 Tasker no. 1709 - Steam tractor type C 1916 PU 4724 Simon Bish collection, Buxted East Sussex Tasker no. 1709 - TE - PU 4724 at Tinkers Park 2010 - IMG 6595 recently restored (2006-2008)
35 Wallis & Steevens no. 7372 Loki OB Steam tractor 1912 HO 5608 Paul Wipps, Essex Wallis & Steevens no. 7372 - ST - Loki - HO 5608 at Tinkers Park 2010 - IMG 6118
36 Wallis & Steevens no. 7907 - Steam roller 1925 OT 3317 Alan Brice, Kent Wallis & Steevens no. 7907 - RR - OT 3317 at Tinkers Park 2010 - IMG 6236
37 Wallis & Steevens no. 8047 Endeavour Steam roller 1930 OU 6002 J. Bone & A. Vaughan, East Sussex Wallis & Steevens no. 8047 - RR - Endeavour - OU 6002 at Tinkers Park 2010 - IMG 6141
 ? Wallis & Steevens no. 8112 Lucy Steam roller 1939 DHO 364 Stuart Gaines, Esssex Wallis & Steevens no. 8112 - RR - Lucy - DHO 364 at Tinkers Park 2010 - IMG 6151 youngest surviving W&S steam roller
 ? Fowler no. 14211 - Steam Tractor 1914 EL 1428 owner ? Fowler no. 14211 - TE - EL 1428 at Tinkers Park 2010 - IMG 6644
not listed Marshall no. 89345 - S type Portable engine 1942 - Claude Jessett Collection(assumed) Unknown Portable at tinkers park 2010 - IMG 6629

Steam modelsEdit

A Number of 'Model' steam engines were present, but no details/photos were taken.

If you visited the show or your models were there please add details of them and photos below, thanks.

Two half size (1/2 scale) models were also present.

Commercial vehiclesEdit

A number of interesting vehicles were present including these;

  • photos to follow later and a few others trucks besides.
Commercial vehicles
Entry no. Make Model Reg no. year type Owner Photo Notes
51 AEC AEC Matador JSU 714+ 1940s Timber tractor Peter Haining collection, East Sussex 150px]] not seen
no number Make model ? Reg no. ? year ? type ? owner ? Image needed LHB

150px

Not seen
104 Scammell Scamell Handyman HRL 538E+ 967 Ballast tractor I. & L. McConachie collection, East Sussex Scamell Handyman III - HRL 538E at Tinkers Park 2010 - IMG 6720 Tow truck for living van
105 Scammell Scammell Handyman Reg no. ? year ? type ? owner ? Image needed LHB

150px

Not seen
106 Scammell Scammell Crusader YAV 235X+ 1980 Tractor unit Peter Dawson, Kent Image needed LHB

150px

Not seen
107 Toyota Toyota HiAce Reg no. ? year ? camper van Davis Hedges, Surrey Image needed LHB

150px

Not seen
108 Unimog Unimog 411 SMX 107F+ 1966 Recovery Claude Jessett Collection Unimog 411 - SMX 107F at Tinkers park 2010 - IMG 6513 On site work truck
109 Wallis & Steevens model ? GHO 804+ 1942 2 ton Road roller A. & R. Vaughan collection Wallis & Steevens roller sn ? - GHO 804 at Tinkers Park 2010- IMG 6126 Ex RGC Lillywhite
110 Wallis & Steevens 2 ton OG/D roller UHO 121+ 1958 Diesel roller A. & R. Vaughan collection Wallis & Steevens Advance roller OG-D 58986 - IMG 6124
111 Wallis & Steevens 2 ton roller VOT 756+ 1959 2 ton roller J & K McConachie collection, East Sussex to add 150px
Copy & paste section below into table to add more rows
no number Make model ? Reg no. ? year ? type ? owner ? Image needed LHB

150px

Not seen

Military vehiclesEdit

A relativly large military vehicle section reflecting the areas importance in the build up to the D-Day landing, with a number of American vehicles in the ranks and th od one from the German army.

military vehicles
Entry no. Make & Model type Reg no. year Owner Photo Notes
116 AEC Matador Gun tractor Reg no. ? 1943 Fred Pragnall, East Sussex 150px]] not seen
no number Make & model ? type ? Reg no. ? year ? owner ? Image needed LHB

150px

Not seen

TractorsEdit

A approximately ? tractor were present (? listed in guide), with a few interesting implements as well. A few interesting examples were mixed in with the usual grey Fergy and Fordsons. A few were well restored examples while others were as found, or tart up jobs.

  • Details to follow. Unfortunately some disappeared after their turn in the ring so not all were photographed.
Implements
Above list with more info to be transfered to the table below with photos
Tractor exhibit list
entry no. Make Model no. / type Reg no. Serial no. (if known) year built Owner Photo Misc info
156 Allen & Simmonds Garden tractor Reg no. ? serial no. ? 1925 Andrew Tanner, East Sussex 150px]] notes
157 Benford Benford Dumper Reg no. ? serial no. ? 1950s owner ? 150px]] notes
158 BMB BMB Cultimate Reg no. ? serial no. ?  ? owner ? 150px]] notes
159 Bristol Bristol 8 Reg no. ? serial no. ?  ? owner ? 150px]] notes
160 Bristol Bristol 20 Reg no. ? serial no. ?  ? owner ? 150px]] notes
161 Case model Reg no. ? serial no. ?  ? owner ? 150px]] notes
162 Cletrac Cletrac AD - serial no. ? 1940s The Claude Jessett Trust Cletrac AD Bray Bulldozer gear at Tinkers Park 2010 - IMG 6156 Fitted with Bray bulldozer gear
163 Crawley Crawley 75 Reg no. ? serial no. ? [[1956 owner ? 150px]] one of only 100 built
164 David Brown David Brown Cropmaster 578 NBP+ serial no. ? 1952 Chris Blackhouse, East Sussex 150px]] notes
Add any other tractors from this event above here in Entry no order / ABC by make if no number
add more entries by copying block below and pasting in between entries Image needed LHB


- Make Model no. Reg no. ? Serial no Year Owner ? Image needed LHB 150px]]

Cars & light commercial vehiclesEdit

Only a few listed a most had disappeared by 4 o'clock

Cars and light commercial vehicles (entries 211 > 305)
Entry no. Make & Model type Reg no. year Owner Photo Notes
211 Austin Seven 'chummy PN 2231+ 1924 Steve Ashby collection, East Sussex Image needed LHB 150px]] not seen
no number Delage Tourer SV 6226+ year ? owner ?, East Sussex Delage ? - SV 6226 at Tinkers Park 2010 - IMG 6208 Parked on the side in the shade of a large tree
- -
no number Make & model ? type ? Reg no. ? year ? owner ?, East Sussex Image needed LHB

150px

Not seen

Motorcycles and pedal cyclesEdit

Please add your photos here the main Tractor Wiki editor did not have time to record these unfortunately.

Stationary enginesEdit

A small section with the usual lack of info with most of the exhibits.

Models & CollectionsEdit

A few table top or awing displays were presented featuring;

  • Model farm machinery
  • 1/2 scale armoured car
  • Display of pade steamer models
  • Timber diaramama
  • models of steam tractors
  • a number of vintage showmans caravans & living vans , some restored and other awating restoration

Steam railwayEdit

A permanent narrow gauge railway runs through part of the site & was giving train rides throughout the weekend.

  • Miniature railway - rare 8 1/2" gauge layout restored after many years out of use. it was a feature of the original Tinkers Park rally in 1966 - The Claude Jessett Trust

Fairground organsEdit

A number of organs were situated around the site and in a permanent organ museum located behind the railway line.

Military / Heavy HaulageEdit

? exhibits listed

Past EventsEdit

Please add detail's of any past events if you visited with photos of the exhibits.

See alsoEdit

References / sourcesEdit

  • The show guide 2009

External linksEdit

Please add events web site address here -


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