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Great Barford, Bedfordshire

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:07:48

  • Cultures

    English

  • Shelf mark

    C908/63

  • Recording date

    1958

  • Recording locations

    Great Barford, Bedfordshire: OS Grid Reference(512500,252500)

  • Producers

    University of Leeds

  • Recordist

    Ellis, Stanley (b.1926

  • Speakers

    Simons, W. (b.1889, male, farmer)

  • Description

    Mr Simons tells the story of a runaway bull that broke his brother’s collar-bone. The original recording appears to have been paused on a number of occasions. Blunham is a village to the southeast of Great Barford and Ravensden a village to the northwest.

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