Stoke Goldington Steam Rally
Stoke Golgington - Engines in Ring 09 - IMG 9937
The Chieftain in the showring in 2009
Organisers The Village Hall Show committee
In aid of
Village Hall and Local Charities
Sponsors (main) Several local businesses
Date held on April
Duration (days) 2
Venue Westside Farm
Location Stoke Goldington
County Buckinghamshire
Country England
NTET Accredited YES
Attendance numbers
(approximate no.)
Next Event Date 2010
First Event was held in (year) 1976
Last Event was held in (year)
No. of years held  ?
Events Web Site
Foden sn 13484 of 1930 (rebuilt) reg LG 8784 at Stoke Goldington 09 - IMG 9631

Steam Wagon Foden no. 13484 at the rally in 2009

Stoke Goldington Steam Rally & Country Fayre is an annual show which showcases UK heritage in the form of Steam Engines, Stationary Engines, vintage tractors and other agricultural machinery. The Event is held in the village of Stoke Goldington, Buckinghamshire. which is just north of Newport Pagnal (town), just to the East of the M1 motorway.

Event historyEdit

The show has been held on the second weekend in May, at Westside Farm, Stoke Goldington, for most of its life, with the first show in 1976. The show is run by villagers and exhibit experts from the surrounding villages, and was set up to and continues to provide funds for the Stoke Goldington Village Hall which was opened in 1976. The Show today is run by Dave Chisholm who has been the Rally Chairman since 2000.

The events is set on a 40 acre site on a hillside above the village. In the past 15 years, with the addition of new attractions, the show has evolved from being 'enthusiasts only' to target a wider audience who would otherwise not experience our heritage. Both informational and entertaining the event provides the ability to see tractors, horses and steam engines performing the tasks for which they were designed. In addition to the working exhibits the show hosts a large classic vehicle show with examples of motorbikes & scooters, bicycles, cars, commercial vehicles & military vehicles

The Country Fayre contains many examples of traditional Rural Crafts, skills of a bygone era which are fascinating to those living in the modern age. It also features 100 market stalls and an indoor craft market. These are supplemented by displays of working animals, exhibitions and walkabout entertainment to keep the young ones amused.

At various times throughout the day the older exhibits are invited into the main arena to join the grand parades. The show provides a commentary to assist those watching to understand the history of the exhibit.

2010 eventEdit

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Unfortunately Tractor wiki's roving reporter was unable to attend in 2010.

Stoke Goldington Steam Rally/2010

Exhibits featured at the 2009 eventEdit

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Stoke Goldington Steam Rally/2009

2009 Steam enginesEdit

Note: table here is from another event till updated with correct entries

Steam exhibits featured
Make & Serial no. Type Name Year Reg no. Owner Photo notes
Aveling & Porter no. 4505 Steam roller Fusilier 1900 AO 8101  ?
Aveling & Porter no. 6021 Steam tractor Dougal 1906 D 2608 owner ?,
Aveling & Porter no. 9081 Steam tractor Joanne 1919 KN 5785 J.E. Heselwood, Bury Lancashire.
Aveling & Porter no. 10753 Steam roller Earl E Ryzer 1924 NU 3041 owner ?
Aveling & Porter no. 11788 Steam roller - 1927 CJ 9720 owner ?
Burrell no. 3307 Traction engine Magnus 1911 AH 7457 J. Waterworth
Burrell no. 3535 Steam roller Old Ernie 1913 TB 2710 A.R. Porter, Altringham Cheshire
Burrell no. 3862 Steam Tractor Little Dorothy 1921 MA 8472 John Johnson collection
Clayton & Shuttleworth no. 46059 Traction engine Lucy Ashton 1913 CE 7943 owner ?
Foden no. 2104 Showman's Engine Prospector 1910 WR 6985 M. Wilkinson, Blackpool Only working Foden Showmans Loco left
Foster no. 12539 Traction engine Winnie 1910 MA5730  ?, Warrington
Fowler no. 14948 Showman's Engine Prince of Wales 1917 EB 4999 W. Woodward, Cheshire
Fowler no. 15364 Ploughing Engine Windsor 1919 NO 1236  ? A pair with Sandringham
Fowler no. 15653 Showman's Engine Renown 1920 CU 978 Howard Brothers collection Renowns transport box
Fowler no. 21647 Traction engine Kinsale 1936 ZB 1135  ?
Marshall no. 17134 Traction engine Mary Margaret 1889 PY 298 owner ?, Ferryhill Co. Durham
Marshall no. 23885 Traction engine - 1893 TB 2843 owner ?, Lancashire
Sentinel no. 9003 Steam wagon Pendle Lady 1934 VE 9963 J. Wareing, Lancashire Livery of J. Wareing & Son
Tasker no. 1296 Steam Tractor The Horses Friend 1902 BY 160 J. Moore, Lancashire Originally bought to assist hauling heavy horse drawn loads up a hill in London.
Wallis & Steevens no. 7851 Steam roller Friend Richard 1925 HO 6459 Alan Atkinson collection


Details to follow

Tractor exhibit list
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Commercial vehicles & CarsEdit

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Commercial vehicle and car exhibit list
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Past eventsEdit

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See alsoEdit

References / sourcesEdit

  • based on wikipedia article

External linksEdit

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