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Embleton, Northumberland

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:03:27

  • Cultures

    English

  • Shelf mark

    C908/1

  • Recording date

    1961

  • Recording locations

    Embleton, Northumberland: OS Grid Reference(423500,622500)

  • Producers

    University of Leeds

  • Recordist

    Ellis, Stanley (male, SED fieldworker)

  • Speakers

    Pitt, W. (b.1883, male, retired farmworker/baker/baker's waggoner)

  • Description

    Mr Pitt recalls the shipwreck of the Ballycotton on Embleton Rocks, notes the importance of the introduction of radar for shipping and refers with pride to a Craster speciality: Robson’s kippers.

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