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Eynsham, Oxfordshire

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:04:20

  • Cultures

    English

  • Shelf mark

    C908/62

  • Recording date

    1952/06/12

  • Recording locations

    Eynsham, Oxfordshire: OS Grid Reference(443500,209500)

  • Producers

    University of Leeds

  • Recordist

    Wright, Peter (male, SED fieldworker)

  • Speakers

    Newman, Mrs (b.1891, female)

  • Description

    Mrs. Newman briefly describes the apparatus used for cooking over the fire, then talks about chimney sweeps and mentions the village blacksmith. She also describes some of the jobs she did on the farm when the men were away at war. The original recording appears to have been paused on three occasions. Wolvercote is just to the east of Eynsham on the outskirts of Oxford.

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