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Stokesley, Yorkshire: OS Grid Reference(452500,508500)
University of Leeds
Ellis, Stanley (male, SED fieldworker)
Armstrong, Charles (b.1894, male, smallhold farmer)
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.