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Haltwhistle, Northumberland: OS Grid Reference(370500,564500)
University of Leeds
Ellis, Stanley (male, SED fieldworker)
Keene, Ned (b. 1876, male, retired carter)
Ned remembers the special relationship he built up with one of his horses whilst working as a carter. He was the only person able to handle it after it became unsettled after the death of another horse. He recalls a particularly difficult time when his cows lost several unborn calves and the subsequent effect this had on the horse.
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