Jayne's father managed Chester Farm from 1958 to 1972 and lived at Chester House together with his wife, daughter Jayne and son Robert
I meet local historian Jon-Paul Carr who undoubtedly has the largest collection of photographs, maps and papers covering the Irchester parish which includes Chester Farm – an extraordinary 20,000 items and still growing.
The majority of the works at Chester Farm involve restoration, but there is also an exciting and major new build – the provision of an Archaeological Research Centre, known for short as The ARC
Learn about Mr Frank George, the chairman of Whitworths in Wellingborough, owners of Chester Farm in the 1960s
Geophysical survey has identified what appears to be the distinctive ‘playing card’ shaped ditch that may denote the presence of a small fort on the site, probably established to police and manage the river crossing.