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Firle, Sussex: OS Grid Reference(547500,107500)
University of Leeds
Barry, Michael (male, SED fieldworker)
Burgess, Harry (b.1881, male, retired farm labourer)
Harry talks about working conditions when he first started as a farm hand and recalls how he and his brothers were driven to seek work elsewhere because of the permanently low wages. The Downs is the area of chalky upland around Firle.
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