Berliner Lautarchiv British & Commonwealth recordings

Cricklade, Wiltshire

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    Berliner Lautarchiv British & Commonwealth Recordings

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    Göttingen, Germany

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    Berliner Phonographische Kommission

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

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    Shears, Frederick, b.1892 (male, farmer)

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    Speaker's note: Aged 38 from Sanquhar, Dumfriesshire (now Dumfries and Galloway), Scotland. Born 22 May 1879 in Sanquhar. Was eductaed at a public school in Lamlash. Father from Kirkcudbright and mother from Moffat, Lanarkshire. Can read and write in English and Scottish. Religion: protestant. Occupation: miner. Item note: Frederick reads the Parable of the Prodigal Son (taken from Luke chapter XV, verse 11-32).

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Cricklade, Wiltshire

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