Before World War II both Batchford Brothers worked at Jotman’s farm, Jotman’s Lane, Benfleet. After a time spent fighting in India and the Far East, Sidney Batchford spent most of his working life at the Shell Oil Company as a pipe fitter.
Farm labourers from Jotman's farm with steam traction engine, perhaps they were threshing corn? Thought to be after II World War? Charlie Batchford second from left, Sidney James Batchford 4th from the left, both in the back row.