Berliner Lautarchiv British & Commonwealth recordings

Blantyre, Lanarkshire

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:03:55

  • Cultures

    English

  • Shelf mark

    C1315/1/700-701

  • Recording date

    1917-09-26

  • Is part of (Collection)

    Berliner Lautarchiv British & Commonwealth Recordings

  • Recording locations

    Berlin, Germany

  • Producers

    Berliner Phonographische Kommission

  • Recordist

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

  • Speakers

    Crawford, James, b.1884 (male, salesman)

  • Description

    Speaker's note: Aged 33 and from Blantyre, Lanarkshire (now South Lanarkshire), Scotland. Born on 19 February 1884 in Blantyre. Always lived in Blantyre. Educated at a Public school in Blantyre. Hid father came from Dundoland and his mother from Glasgow. He can read and write in English and Scottish. Lists Scottish as his mothertongue. Religion: Protestant. Occupation: pedler. Item note: James reads the Parable of the Prodigal Son (taken from Luke chapter XV, verse 11-32).

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