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Stewkley, Buckinghamshire

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:04:03

  • Cultures

    English

  • Shelf mark

    C908/63

  • Recording date

    1958

  • Recording locations

    Stewkley, Buckinghamshire: OS Grid Reference(485500,226500)

  • Producers

    University of Leeds

  • Recordist

    Ellis, Stanley (b.1926

  • Speakers

    Chapel, Harry (b.1879, male, farm labourer), Hedges, Sid (b.1889

  • Description

    Harry recalls how as a young boy he used to plait straw in order to supplement the family income. The original recording appears to have been paused on a number of occasions. Newton Longville is a village just to the north of Stewkley.

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