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Gretton, Gloucestershire

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:06:43

  • Cultures

    English

  • Shelf mark

    C908/62

  • Recording date

    1955/12/12

  • Recording locations

    Gretton, Gloucestershire: OS Grid Reference(400500,230500)

  • Producers

    University of Leeds

  • Recordist

    Ellis, Stanley (b.1926

  • Speakers

    Busson, Jack (b.1883, male, retired labourer)

  • Description

    Jack talks about traditional methods of haymaking, rick-building and thatching. He also describes making butter and cheese and discusses keeping pigs for feeding and selling. The original recording appears to have been paused on one occasion.

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