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Codicote, Hertfordshire

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:04:05

  • Cultures

    English

  • Shelf mark

    C908/63

  • Recording date

    1958

  • Recording locations

    Codicote, Hertfordshire: OS Grid Reference(521500,218500)

  • Producers

    University of Leeds

  • Recordist

    Ellis, Stanley (male, SED fieldworker)

  • Speakers

    Males, Amos (b.1884, male, retired farm-worker), unidentified (female)

  • Description

    Amos describes a number of early bicycles and recalls having to travel in adverse weather conditions. The original recording appears to have been paused on two occasions. Kimpton is a village just to the west of Codicote and Luton a town to the northwest.

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Codicote, Hertfordshire

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