Berliner Lautarchiv British & Commonwealth recordings

Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire

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David PentyVery interesting
Posted by David Penty on 01/02/2012

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:02:51

  • Cultures

    English

  • Shelf mark

    C1315/1/360

  • Recording date

    1916-02-14

  • Is part of (Collection)

    Berliner Lautarchiv British & Commonwealth Recordings

  • Recording locations

    Dyrotz, Germany

  • Producers

    Berliner Phonographische Kommission

  • Recordist

    Doegen, Wilhelm (male, recordist), Brandl, Alois (male, Professor of English)

  • Speakers

    Davison,, Robert, b.1884 (male, labourer)

  • Description

    Speaker's note: Aged 32 at the time of the recording and from Aberdeen, Scotland. Born in 1884. Both his parents were from Aberdeen. At the age of 17 he moved to India, and from the age of 20 to 30 in Cartridge, Aberdeen. Went to public school in Aberdeen. Can read and write in Scot. Religion: Presbyterian. Occupation: labourer. Item note: Robert reads the Parable of the Prodigal Son (taken from Luke chapter XV, verse 11-32)

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Very interesting

Posted by David Penty, The British Library on 01/02/2012 13:58:00

Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire

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