Berliner Lautarchiv British & Commonwealth recordings

Barlow, Yorkshire

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:03:25

  • Cultures

    English

  • Shelf mark

    C1315/1/814

  • Recording date

    1917-07-03

  • 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

    Leek, George, b.1896 (male, farm labourer)

  • Description

    Speaker's note: Aged 21 from Barlow (near Selby), Yorkshire, England. Born 5 March 1896 in Barlow Always. Lived in Barlow until he joined the army. Educated at a Government School in Barlow. Father from Barlow (was a farm labourer) and mother from Brayton. Can read and write in English. Religion: protestant. Occupation: farm labourer. Item note: George reads the Parable of the Prodigal Son (taken from Luke chapter XV, verse 11-32).

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