Bob & Jacqueline Patten English Folk Music Collection

Amy Ford interview, part 04

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  • Shelf mark

    1CDR0010692 (copy of C1033/17)

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  • Is part of (Collection)

    Bob and Jacqueline Patten Collection

  • Recording locations

    Low Ham, Langport, Somerset, England, UK

  • Interviewees

    Ford, Amy, 1905-1983 (speaker, female)

  • Interviewers

    Patten, Bob (speaker, male)

  • Recordist

    Patten, Bob

  • Abstract

    Grandparents - Amy Ford talks about her grandfather, the singer Frederick Crossman [from whom Sharp collected in 1904] who had been a gardener on estates and then became a Market gardener. When young grandmother used to go picking corn lees’. Both lived into their eighties. Remembers grandmother’s pastry and that the meat was never tough, even though pigs weren’t killed when young.

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    Performer notes: Granddaughter of Frederick Crossman. Recording notes: Slight mains hum

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