Bob & Jacqueline Patten English Folk Music Collection

Wilfred Wesley Norman interview, part 03

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:03:55

  • Cultures

    English

  • Shelf mark

    1CDR0010877 (copy of C1033/82)

  • Recording date

    1973-10-26

  • Is part of (Collection)

    Bob and Jacqueline Patten Collection

  • Recording locations

    Wheddon Cross, Somerset, England, UK

  • Interviewees

    Norman, Wilfred Wesley, 1891-1976 (speaker, male, interviewee)

  • Interviewers

    Patten, Bob (speaker, male)

  • Recordist

    Patten, Bob

  • Abstract

    Wilfred Wesley Norman talks about his family. His grandparents riding together on the same horse. His father’s schooling. Mr Anderson the vicar taught mathematics. Mr Anderson lived to a great age, he remembers him. When she was 80 his great-grandmother led a procession of her children , grand-children and great grand-children to Winsford church where they held a service of thanksgiving with hymns composed by her second son, the service was given by the Rev Mitchell [this is the vicar referred to in the continuation of this Interview on C1033/83]

  • Description

    Recording notes: Interview concluded on C1033/83. Badly deteriorated tape, noticable tape hiss. This is a copy of C797/49 C12, which doesn't suffer from tape deterioration

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