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Harwood, Lancashire

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:03:21

  • Cultures

    English

  • Shelf mark

    C908/45

  • Recording date

    1954

  • Recording locations

    Harwood, Lancashire: OS Grid Reference(375500,411500)

  • Producers

    University of Leeds

  • Recordist

    Ellis, Stanley (male, SED fieldworker)

  • Speakers

    Morris, Polly (b.1882, female, barmaid)

  • Description

    Polly relates a couple of amusing anecdotes concerning friends who thought they had seen a ghost at Harwood church. It is presumed The Nab and The Finisher’s Arms are names of public houses. Ainsworth is a village to the south of Harwood, west of Bolton.

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