Survey of English Dialects

Whitchurch, Herefordshire

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:03:50

  • Cultures

    English

  • Shelf mark

    C908/57

  • Recording date

    1955/12/12

  • Recording locations

    Whitchurch, Herefordshire: OS Grid Reference(354500,217500)

  • Producers

    University of Leeds

  • Recordist

    Ellis, Stanley (b.1926

  • Speakers

    Reece, James (b.1889, male, retired forestry worker)

  • Description

    James talks about the traditional methods of ploughing, hedging and stacking. The original recording appears to have been paused on one occasion and one of the interviewer’s questions has been inserted at a later stage.

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Whitchurch, Herefordshire

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