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Denton, Kent

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:04:18

  • Cultures

    English

  • Shelf mark

    C908/25

  • Recording date

    1959

  • Recording locations

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

  • Producers

    University of Leeds

  • Recordist

    Barry, Michael (male, SED fieldworker)

  • Speakers

    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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