Sending sheep to Spain

This picture from the Market Rasen Mail in 1959 shows Lissington farmer John Brocklesby, of Top Farm.

Nostalgia 1959 EMN-160926-125517001
Nostalgia 1959 EMN-160926-125517001

Mr Brocklesby was one of many Lincoln longwool breeders exporting livestock, in this case rams, to Spain as the county’s sheep gained popularity overseas.