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Denton, Kent

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    Denton, Kent: OS Grid Reference(566500,173500)

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    University of Leeds

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    Barry, Michael (male, SED fieldworker)

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    Bushell, William (b.1888, male, former miner & travelling thresher)

  • Description

    William talks about his father’s work as a waggoner. He also recalls living with his aunt for a time and tells an anecdote about her pet monkey. Canterbury is a city to the northwest of Denton. Barham (just to the north) is a nearby village and Tappington Hall a country house just to the southwest.

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