Bob & Jacqueline Patten English Folk Music Collection

Mr and Mrs C. H. Heal interview, part 02

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:07:06

  • Cultures

    English

  • Shelf mark

    (copy of )

  • Recording date

    1990-08-13

  • Recording locations

    Morchard Bishop, Devon, England, UK

  • Interviewees

    Heal, Charlie H., 1920- (speaker, male interviewee)

  • Interviewers

    Patten, Bob (speaker, male), Patten, Jacqueline (speaker, female)

  • Recordist

    Unknown

  • Abstract

    Never any tar barrel rolling in Morchard, only at Hatherley and Ottery St Mary. Remembers the foundation stone of the Hall being laid. He used to sing a lot. The Morchard band stopped prior to the War. After the War the ‘Victory Band’ was formed. The hall was used as a hospital during the War. Evacuee’s from London coming to the village. Mrs Heal remembers two boys arriving.

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