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Hackney, Middlesex

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Jon HerringThere is an amazing example of intrusive R here!
Posted by Jon Herring on 13/01/2012

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    Hackney, Middlesex: OS Grid Reference(534500,184500)

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    University of Leeds

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    Barry, Michael (male, SED fieldworker)

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    Kent, H. J. (b.1888, male, shoemaker & engineer), unidentified (female)

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    Mr Kent recalls various forms of horse-drawn public transport. Cambridge Heath (just to the south of Hackney) Bloomsbury (to the southwest) Dalston (just to the west) and Pentonville (just to the southwest) are all nearby areas of East London.  Read a transcript of this recording on the British Library's 'Sounds Familiar' website .

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There is an amazing example of intrusive R here!

Posted by Jon Herring, Researcher, British Library on 13/01/2012 13:22:00

Hackney, Middlesex

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