Bob & Jacqueline Patten English Folk Music Collection
Amy Ford interview, part 04
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1CDR0010692 (copy of C1033/17)
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Bob and Jacqueline Patten Collection
Low Ham, Langport, Somerset, England, UK
Ford, Amy, 1905-1983 (speaker, female)
Patten, Bob (speaker, male)
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.
Performer notes: Granddaughter of Frederick Crossman. Recording notes: Slight mains hum