Berliner Lautarchiv British & Commonwealth recordings

Essex, Latchingdon

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:03:08

  • Cultures

    English

  • Shelf mark

    C1315/1/676

  • Recording date

    1917-07-04

  • Is part of (Collection)

    Berliner Lautarchiv British & Commonwealth Recordings

  • Recording locations

    G├╝strow, Germany

  • Producers

    Berliner Phonographische Kommission

  • Recordist

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

  • Speakers

    Cornwall, Alfred, b.1882 (male, farm labourer)

  • Description

    Speaker's note: Aged 35 and from Latchingdon, Essex, England. Born on 18 August 1882 in Latchingdon. Lived in Tillingham from the age of 31 until he joined the army at 32. Educated at a public school in Tillingham. His father was from Sudbury, Suffolk, his mother from Purleigh, Essex. Can read and write and in English. Religion: Protestant. Occupation: farm labourer. Item note: Alfred reads the Parable of the Prodigal Son (taken from Luke chapter XV, verse 11-32).

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Essex, Latchingdon

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