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Golcar, Yorkshire

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    Golcar, Yorkshire: OS Grid Reference(410500,416500)

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    University of Leeds

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    Ellis, Stanley (b.1926

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    unidentified (male)

  • Description

    The unidentified speaker summarises the types of work undertaken in the mills and  the leisure pursuits that were popular amongst the workers, most notably cricket, bowls and knur and spell. Slaithwaite is a village just to the southwest and Kirkburton a village to the east of Golcar .

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