George Ewart Evans collection

Jay, Thomas. George Ewart Evans collection

  • Add a note
    Log in to add a note at the bottom of this page.
  • All notes
  • My notes
  • Hide notes
Please click to leave a note

The British Library Board acknowledges the intellectual property rights of those named as contributors to this recording and the rights of those not identified.
Legal and ethical usage »

Tags (top 25):
(No tags found for this item)
  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:02:20

  • Shelf mark

    T1420W

  • Recording date

    1956-08-04

  • Recording locations

    Mill Common, Blaxhall, Suffolk

  • Interviewees

    Jay, Thomas, 1884- (speaker, male)

  • Interviewers

    Evans, George Ewart (speaker, male)

  • Description

    George Ewart Evans interviews Tom Jay who tells him that in his father's and grandfather's day there was a lot of smuggling. He grandfather received goods. The Excise men would often raid houses and search the countryside for smuggled goods.

  • Metadata record:

    View full metadata for this item