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Golcar, Yorkshire

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:05:17

  • Cultures

    English

  • Shelf mark

    C908/10

  • Recording date

    1974

  • Recording locations

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

  • Producers

    University of Leeds

  • Recordist

    Ellis, Stanley (b.1926

  • Speakers

    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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