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Stokesley, Yorkshire

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:04:45

  • Cultures

    English

  • Shelf mark

    C908/46

  • Recording date

    1955/04/16

  • Recording locations

    Stokesley, Yorkshire: OS Grid Reference(452500,508500)

  • Producers

    University of Leeds

  • Recordist

    Ellis, Stanley (male, SED fieldworker)

  • Speakers

    Armstrong, Charles (b.1894, male, smallhold farmer)

  • Description

    Charles laments the passing of traditional skills such as stacking brought about by the many changes in farming techniques during the first half of the 20th century. He outlines his personal experiences of dairy and sheep farming. Tanton is a village just north of Stokesley.

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Stokesley, Yorkshire

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