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J. D. Ord and Co

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Horse drawn ridging plough / potato lifter manufactured with the name is cast on the mole boards. Has an adjustment handle, that can widen or narrow the mole board widths and has a potato lifting attachment, which bolts on when the plough part is removed. Note it's wheels are missing.
Name plate

of Darlington

1939 Listed as J. D. Ord and Co, High Coniscliffe, Darlington.[1]

1951 Advertisement for the Ferguson Diesel Tractor. J. D. Ord and Co, 177 Victoria Road, Darlington.[2]

Became Ord and Teasdale

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Sources of Information

  1. Daily Gazette for Middlesbrough - Monday 07 August 1939
  2. Newcastle Journal - Thursday 02 August 1951