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Woodcote Rally
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Promoter
Organisers Woodcote Charitable Association & Thames Valley Traction Engine Club
In aid of
(Beneficiaries)
Local Charities
Sponsors (main) Castrol Technology Centre (main sponsor)
Date held on July
Duration (days) 2
Venue
Location Woodcote
County Oxfordshire
Country England
NTET Accredited Yes
Attendance numbers
(approximate no.)
 ?
Next Event Date 2010
First Event was held in (year) 1962
Last Event was held in (year)
No. of years held 47th (2010)
Events Web Site www. ?

The Woodcote Rally is held at the beginning of July nr Reading, at Woodcote, Oxfordshire. The Rally is organised by the Woodcote Charitable Association to raise mony for local charities and good causes in the area with the Thames Valley Traction Engine Club assisting with the Steam section and other local groups providing assistance with the gates, car parking etc. Castrol Technology Centre and other local organisation provide sponsorship. The 2009 rally had an aerial acrobatics display & helicopter rides on offer.

HistoryEdit

The 2009 event was the 46th that has been held.

The event is a National Traction Engine Trust Authorised Event.

Exhibit classes include:

2010 EventEdit

2010 Steam enginesEdit

NOTE list initially from 2009

Steam Engines list
Exhibit no. Engine (make & No.) Name Type year built Reg no. Owner Photo Misc info
1 Marshall no. 37690 Old Timer Agricultural engine 1902 BH 7373 B. Brown, Berkshire 150px]] The original steam rally engine of Arthur Napper.
2 Fowler no. 14674 Busy Bee Steam roller 1922 BW 9937 Hawthorne family, Oxfordshire 150px]] Return after refurbished
3 Wallis & Steevens no. 7872 Duke of Wellington Steam tractor 1930 OU 5247 R. Hazell & Sons collection 150px]] Attended first Woodcote rally in 1964
4 Burrell no. 3355 Charlie Gold Medal Tractor 1912 AH 5240 M & J Wingfield, Berkshire 150px]] Rebuilt in the 1990s
5 Burrell no. 3554 King George V Steam Tractor 1914 AH 0181 David Wren Davis collection Burrell no. 3554 Tractor King George V reg AH 0181 at Woodcote 09 - IMG 8172 Present owner for 53 years (2009)
6 Burrell no. 3617 Triumph Road Locomotive 1921 TA 2374 Noel Greenaway collection, Oxfordshire 150px]] Owned since 1982
7 Wallis & Steevens no. 7664 Wildfire Traction engine 1919 BL 1331 Les Palmer collection, Berkshire 150px]] Return after many years absence
8 Fowler no. 11698 - Agricultural engine 1909 NK 925 Peter Lyons, West Sussex 150px]] First visit to Woodcote
9 Wallis & Steevens no. 7922 - Steam roller 1927 PP 8588 David Wren Davis collection, of Prestwood, Buckinghamshire 150px]] Returned to rally circuit after nearly 30 years break in 2004
12 Sentinel no. 9074 Proctors Pride ? Steam wagon S4 1934 BEV 466 R. Hazell & Sons collection Sentinel no. 9074 S4 Wagon reg BEV 466 at Woodcote 09 - IMG 8089 Originally a pair with BEV 467 which also survives
13 (not present) Sentinel no. 9105 Shrewsbury Flyer Steam wagon 1934 UJ 3652 R. Hazell & Sons collection Listed but not present as undergoing work Unique sentinel S8.
14 Aveling & Porter no. 10671 Churchill Steam roller 1923 PR 1165 A & L Smith, Hampshire 150px]] ex Eddison Steam Rolling Co. fleet
16 Marshall no. 61970 Emma Traction Engine 1913 BJ 5934 T. Petty, Hertfordshire 150px]]
18 Garrett no. 31633 MrPotter Traction engine 1913 BJ 1696 B & L Brown, Buckinhamshire 150px]] Re-restored in 2006
19 Ruston & Hornsby no. 158623 Moonlight Magic Steam roller 1929 UR 5657 S. Vickery collection Ruston & Hornsby no. 158623 RR Moonlight Magic reg UR 5657 at Woodcote 10 - IMG 8263 One of only eight survivors
20 Aveling & Porter no. 9179 Whippet Steam Tractor 1920 CJ 4158 Nigel Greenaway, Oxfordshire 150px]] One of only 8 KND tractors to survive. 2nd time at woodcote.
23 Aveling & Porter no. 8471 Clyde Road Locomotive 1914 AF 4478 P. Hyett, Oxfordshire 150px]] One of only 3 YLD type A&P Road locos
25 Aveling & Porter no. 8489 Albert Webb Steam roller 1915 OK 58 F. Cooper, Berkshire Aveling & Porter no. 8489 RR Albert Webb reg OK 58 at Woodcote 09 - IMG 8194 2nd Return to Woodcote after 18 year absence
26 Allchin no. 1499 Evedon Lad Agricultural Engine 1910 AY 9494 R. Poole, Oxfordshire 150px]] One of only 17 (of 220) surviving Allchin engines
28 Burrell no. 3423 Star Showman's Engine 1912 CJ 1452 R. Daly, Berkshire 150px]] ex Thomas Pettigrove showman
29 Aveling & Porter no. 7411 Chimaera Steam Roller 1911 XP 2915 G. Wingfield, (ex D. Spooner) Aveling & Porter no. 7411 Tanden Roller Chimaera reg XP 2915 at Woodcote 09 - IMG 8174 Unique example of a A&P MLD Tandem roller
30 Fowler no. 19049 Bacchus Road Roller 1931 TK 6488 R & T Waistell, 150px]] ex Marchington collection
31 Aveling & Porter no. 10282 Stoneybroke Steam Roller 1922 FX 9005 E & C Davis, Surrey 150px]] Ex Eddison Steam Rolling Co.
34 (under Restoration) Aveling & Porter no. 11976 Nimbus Steam roller 1927 TR 4486 P. Lee, Berkshire 150px]] Ongoing restoration. Now in steam ! !
List under construction

Steam modelsEdit

A Number of 'Model' steam engines were present, but only a few photos were taken.

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


TractorsEdit

A approximately 60+ tractor were present (58 listed in guide), with a few interesting implements as well. A quiet 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 from the 2010 line up
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
 ? County County Super-4 Reg no. ? County no. 14891  ? owner ? Image needed LHB
150px]]
Fitted with winch
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]]

Commercial vehiclesEdit

49 exhibits listed, including a number of industrials

Military / Heavy HaulageEdit

49 exhibits listed

MotorcyclesEdit

The motorcycle line up was extended this year with a number of more modern machine accepted to acknowledge the growth in interest modern classic bikes from the 1970 and 1980s.

Stationary enginesEdit

36 examples listed but due to time constraints were not photographed.

Please add any that you took.

Veteran and vintage carsEdit

A few examples were photogaphed and will be added later

Please add your photos here

2009 EventEdit

2009 Steam enginesEdit

Steam Engines list
Exhibit no. Engine (make & No.) Name Type year built Reg no. Owner Photo Misc info
1 Fowler no. 1190/J & H Wilder William Ploughing Engine 1869/1927 BL 4150 J. Hodgson, Hampshire Fowler no. 1190 - J & H Wilding PE William reg BL 4150 at Woodcote 09 - IMG 8094 Local built from an Older Fowler. Unique engine
2 Aveling & Porter no. 7411 Chimaera Steam Roller 1911 XP 2915 G. Wingfield, (ex D. Spooner) Aveling & Porter no. 7411 Tanden Roller Chimaera reg XP 2915 at Woodcote 09 - IMG 8174 Unique example of a A&P MLD Tandem roller
3 Ransomes, Sims & Jefferies no. 36020 - Agricultural engine 1924 BS 9010 J. Forshaw, Bedfordshire Ransomes no. 36020 TE reg BS 9010 at Woodcote 09 - IMG 8329 Recently refurbished
4 Sentinel no. 9105 Shrewsbury Flyer Steam wagon 1934 UJ 3652 R. Hazell & Sons collection Sentinel no. 9105 - Shrewsbury Flyer reg UJ 3652 at Woodcote 09 - IMG 8086 Unique sentinel S8
5 Sentinel No. 8928 - Steam wagon 1934 JG 4222 R. Hazell & Sons collection Sentiel no. 8928 S6 reg JG 4222 at Woodcote 09 - IMG 8091 One of only 7 surviving S6 wagons from 154 built
6 Sentinel no. 9074 Proctors Pride ? Steam wagon S4 1934 BEV 466 R. Hazell & Sons collection Sentinel no. 9074 S4 Wagon reg BEV 466 at Woodcote 09 - IMG 8089 Originally a pair with BEV 467 which also survives
7 Wallis & Steevens no. 7872 Duke of Wellington Steam tractor 1930 OU 5247 R. Hazell & Sons collection Wallis & Steevens no. 7872 Duke of Wellington reg OU 5247 at Woodcote 09 - IMG 8090 Attended first Woodcote rally in 1964
8 Marshall no. 61970 Emma Traction Engine 1913 BJ 5934 T. Petty, Hertfordshire Marshall no. 61970 TE Emma reg BJ 5934 at Woodcote 09 - IMG 8283
9 Burrell no. 3191 Furious Showman's Engine 1918 VLJ 346 R. Meader & Sons, Romsey Hampshire Burrell no. 3191 SM Furious reg VLJ 346 at Woodcote 09 - IMG 8137 Originally a Crane engine for the WD, converted to Showmans in the 1930's
10 Allchin no. 1499 Evedon Lad Agricultural Engine 1910 AY 9494 R. Poole, Oxfordshire Allchin no. 1499 TE Evedon Lad reg AY 9494 at Woodcote 09 - IMG 8269 One of only 17 (of 220) surviving Allchin engines
11 Aveling & Porter no. 8471 Clyde Road Locomotive 1914 AF 4478 P. Hyett, Oxfordshire Aveling & Porter no. 8471 RL Clyde reg AF 4478 at Woodcote 09 - IMG 8141 One of only 3 YLD type A&P Road locos
12 Fowler no. 19049 Bacchus Road Roller 1931 TK 6488 R & T Waistell, Fowler no. 19049 RR Bacchus reg TK 6488 at Woodcote 09 (in ring) - IMG 8358 ex Marchington collection
13 Aveling & Porter no. 10168 Alderman Steam roller 1921 TA 2027 P. Narraway, Berkshire Image needed LHB


(Not see ?) Return to Woodcote after 30 years if present
14 Marshall no. 37690 Old Timer Agricultural engine 1902 BH 7373 B. Brown, Berkshire Marshall no. 37690 TE Old Timer reg BH 7373 at Woodcote 09 - IMG 8201 The original steam rally engine of Arthur Napper.
15 Burrell no. 3423 Star Showman's Engine 1912 CJ 1452 R. Daly, Berkshire Burrell no. 3423 SM Star reg CJ 1452 at woodcote 09 - IMG 8321 ex Thomas Pettigrove showman
16 Aveling & Porter no. 10671 Churchill Steam roller 1923 PR 1165 A & L Smith, Hampshire Aveling & Porter no. 10671 RR Churchill reg PR 1165 at woodcote 09 - IMG 8120 ex Eddison Steam Rolling Co. fleet
17 Foden no. 13090 - Steam tractor 1928 LG 8781 G. Russell, West Sussex Foden no. 13090 Tractor reg LG 8781 at Woodcote 09 - IMG 8240 First visit to Wooodcote
18 Tasker no. 1592 Pride of Anna Valley Steam tractor (ex roller conversion) 1914 - M. Randall, Andover Hampshire Tasker no. 1592 TE Pride of Anna Valley reg AA5253 at Woodcote 09 - IMG 8250 Restored to original tractor form. (First visit to Woodcote)
19 Burrell no. 3651 Earl Kitchener Showman's Road Locomotive 1915 HR 3964 D. Fowler, Hampshire Burrell no. 3651 RL Earl Kitchener reg HR 3964 at Woodcote 09 - IMG 8116 First visit to Woodcote
20 Foden no. 13316 Sir Lionel Steam Wagon Ctype 1929 UU 1283 J & D Dovey, Southampton Hampshire Foden no. 13316 Tanker Wagon Sir Lionel reg UU 1283 At Woodcote 09 - IMG 8132 Unusual with Tanker body. 1st Time visit at Woodcote
21 Burrell no. 2894 Pride of Worcester Showman's Engine RL 1907 FK 1463 T. Mayhew, Southampton Burrell showmans sn 2894 Pride of Worcester reg FK 1463 at GDSF 08 - IMG 0865
Photo at GDSF
First visit to Woodcote
22 Wallis & Steevens no. 7922 - Steam roller 1927 PP 8588 D.W. Davis collection, of Prestwood, Buckinghamshire Wallis & Steevens no. 7922 Roller reg PP 8588 at Woodcote 09 - IMG 8139 Returned to rally circuit after nearly 30 years break in 2004
23 Burrell no. 3554 King George V Steam Tractor 1914 AH 0181 D.W. Davis collection]] Burrell no. 3554 Tractor King George V reg AH 0181 at Woodcote 09 - IMG 8172 Present owner for 53 years (2009)
24 Garrett no. 31633 MrPotter Traction engine 1913 BJ 1696 B & L Brown, Buckinhamshire Garrett no. 31633 TE MrPotter reg BJ 1696 at Woodcote 09 - IMG 8209 Re-restored in 2006
25 Tasker no. 1666 One of Kitcheners Boys Showmans Engine 1915 AA 5639 D. Last, Oxfordshire Tasker no. 1666 TE One of Kitcheners Boys reg AA 5639 at Woodcote 09 - IMG 8225 part of the Tasker collection for a time.
26 Aveling & Porter no. 10282 Stoneybroke Steam Roller 1922 FX 9005 E & C Davis, Surrey Aveling & Porter no. 10282 RR Stoneybroke reg FX 9005 at Woodcote 09 - IMG 8299 Ex Eddison Steam Rolling Co.
27 Ruston & Hornsby no. 114059 - Steam roller 1921 CJ 4853 S. Vickery collection Ruston & Hornsby no 114059 Roller reg CJ 4853 at Bloxham 09 - IMG 5943 One of only two SCR type rollers surviving
28 Ruston & Hornsby no. 158623 Moonlight Magic Steam roller 1929 UR 5657 S. Vickery collection Ruston & Hornsby no. 158623 RR Moonlight Magic reg UR 5657 at Woodcote 09 - IMG 8263 One of only eight survivors
29 Burrell no. 3355 Charlie Traction engine 1912 AH 5240 M & J Wingfield, Berkshire Burrell no. 3355 Tractor Charlie reg AH 5240 at Woodcote 09 - IMG 8188 Rebuilt in the 1990s
30 Burrell no. 3626 Jane Eyre Traction Engine 1914 AH 0221 R. Hawthorne, Oxfordshire Burrell no. 3626 TE Jane Eyre reg AH 0221 at Woodcote 09 - IMG 8295 Re finished in Original Livery in last couple of years for Burrell centenary celebrations.
31 Fowler no. 15293 Onward Traction engine 1919 BN 2788 W. Olley, Oxfordshire Fowler no. 15293 Tractor Onward reg BN 2788 at Woodcote 09 - IMG 8145 Fitted with New Canopy for 2008 season
32 Burrell no. 3617 Triumph Road Locomotive 1921 TA 2374 Noel Greenaway, Oxfordshire Burrell no. 3917 RL Triumph reg TA 2374 at Woodcote 09 - IMG 8169 Owned since 1982
33 Aveling & Porter no. 9179 Whippet Steam Tractor 1920 CJ 4158 Nigel Greenaway, Oxfordshire Aveling & Porter no. 9179 TE Whippet reg CJ 4158 at Woodcote 09 - IMG 8158 One of only 8 KND tractors to survive. First time at woodcote.
34 Aveling & Porter no. 8489 Albert Webb Steam roller 1915 OK 58 F. Cooper, Berkshire Aveling & Porter no. 8489 RR Albert Webb reg OK 58 at Woodcote 09 - IMG 8194 Returning to Woodcote after 18 years
35 Foden no. 12370 Island Chief Timber Tractor 1926 TT 8659 R & C Bullen, Wiltshire Foden no. 12370 Timber tractor Island Chief reg TT 8659 at Woodcote 09 - IMG 8109 Restored in the Livery of original owner
36 (under Restoration) Aveling & Porter no. 11976 Nimbus Steam roller 1927 TR 4486 P. Lee, Berkshire Aveling & Porter no. 11976 RR Nimbus (part restored) reg TR 4486 at Woodcote 09 - IMG 8739 Ongoing restoration. completion planed for next years show ! !

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.


TractorsEdit

A approximately 60+ tractor were present (53 listed in guide), with a few interesting implements as well. A few interesting examples were mixed in with the usual grey Ferguson's and Fordson's. A few were well restored examples while others were as found, or tart up jobs.

  • Details to follow. Unfortunately they went into the ring early 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
 ? County County Super-4 Reg no. ? County no. 14891  ? owner ? County no. 14891 - Super-4, with Winch at Woodcote 09 - IMG 8081 Fitted with winch
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]]

Commercial vehiclesEdit

55 exhibits listed

Military / Heavy HaulageEdit

49 exhibits listed

MotorcyclesEdit

A selection of vintage and classic bikes were on display

Past EventsEdit

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

Woodcote Rally/Past events

See alsoEdit

References / sourcesEdit

  • The show guide 2009

External linksEdit

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