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Turvey, Bedfordshire

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:04:20

  • Cultures

    English

  • Shelf mark

    C908/63

  • Recording date

    1958

  • Recording locations

    Turvey, Bedfordshire: OS Grid Reference(494500,252500)

  • Producers

    University of Leeds

  • Recordist

    Ellis, Stanley (b.1926

  • Speakers

    Essery, Tom (b.1880, male, retired farm labourer)

  • Description

    Tom remembers local girls being taught how to make Bedfordshire lace and recalls the traditional bakeries that used to exist in the village. One of the interviewer’s questions appears to have been inserted after the original recording.

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Turvey, Bedfordshire

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