Photograph of Winning Sugar Beet Crop 1939

          

Story:

“John Thorpe Webster won the Mowbray Cup for his sugar beet crop grown on his farm in Burn.” 
 

History:

Crops would have been sent to The Selby Sugar Factory for processing, opened in 1927 it closed in 1981 due to falling sugar quota’s. The family still grow sugar beet which is now transported to Newark.