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Founded in 1871 by Jacob Stephenson, we are a proud family firm now in its 6th generation.
The firm was founded in 1871 by Jacob Stephenson, diversifying off the family farm at Wighill near Tadcaster to start auctioneering at the local market.
From these traditional agricultural roots, the business has grown through 6 generations to the present multi discipline professional partnership of today.
Our association with Stephensons Estate Agents and Boulton & Cooper provides an unrivalled network of 9 offices focusing on the residential and development markets across the county.
The professional team are all qualified and able to deal with every facet of rural consultancy from practical farm questions including the modern GPS technology through the Environmental Scheme maze to valuations and sales of property, large or small.
We are proud of our wide and loyal client base; and thrive on repeat instructions.
“Our breadth is our strength”
THE STEPHENSON PROFESSIONAL TEAM
Richard TaskerMRICS FAAVRICS REGISTERED VALUER
Served his apprenticeship on the Yorkshire Wolds and then moved to a family firm of auctioneers and valuers in Lincolnshire before joining the business in 1979. Specialises in machinery and livestock sales and valuation.
Davina FillinghamBSc (Hons) MRICS FAAV NSchRICS REGISTERED VALUER
Has been part of the team since 2005 and trained to full professional qualification. Specialises in agribusiness, environment & conservation and rural planning. Awarded 2013 Nuffield Scholarship in precision land management using GPS technology.
Henry ScottMSc MRICSRICS REGISTERED VALUER
Joined the team in 2008, and completed his MSc and professional exams whilst working with the firm. Promoted to manage the Ryedale division of the general practice business from Malton. Specialises in professional valuation; property sales, management and auctions.
Jack Ayres-SumnerBSc (Hons) MRICS FAAVRICS REGISTERED VALUER
Started with the team in 2014 and is a fully qualified surveyor and valuer. Jack comes from a farming background and is involved in all aspects of professional practice. Specialises in agribusiness, estate management and rural planning.
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