Tim Hubert founder and MD of Agrihire comes from a long line of blacksmiths, his great grandfather on this grandmothers side Walter Burch (2nd from the right in photo taken around 1880) was a blacksmith at Freston Forge near Ipswich and his forebears can be traced back to 1620 to Bill Burch who was a blacksmith at Southolt Forge in North Suffolk.
Tim’s grandfather and two of his uncles all carried out 50 years service each with Ransomes of Ipswich the world famous plough manufacturer.
Is this where the seed for AH Engineering was set? I will leave you to ponder on that!
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