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Sutton Benger, Wiltshire

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  • Recording locations

    Sutton Benger, Wiltshire: OS Grid Reference(394500,178500)

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    University of Leeds

  • Recordist

    Wright, John (male, interviewer)

  • Speakers

    Orchard, Bill (b.1877, male, farm labourer), Tyler, Bill (b.1893, male, carter)

  • Description

    Bill talks about his school days and his work on the farm and recalls an occasion where he was tricked into buying a donkey at an auction. Kington Langley is a village just to the southwest of Sutton Benger. Woodbine is a proprietary name for a brand of cheap cigarettes.

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