Wheelwrighting supplies

Gye’s Yard on White Street in Market Lavington was where Wheelwrighting was carried out for many years. You can see The Wheelwright at work – fitting a tyre. by clicking this link. Tom Gye, husband of our museum founder, Peggy, was a member of this family of builders, who had formerly employed a blacksmith and wheelwright too. You can read Tom’s Wheelwright memories here.

Tom donated a leaflet to the museum, advertising supplies for wheelwrights, which had been kept since the early 20th century.

The prices, in shillings and pence, are to be found inside.

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