Survey of English Dialects

Gwinear, Cornwall

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    Gwinear, Cornwall: OS Grid Reference(159500,37500)

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    University of Leeds

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    Ellis, Stanley (b.1926

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    Goldsworthy, John (b.1882, male, retired farm worker and tin miner)

  • Description

    John explains a local expression, mentions his work in the mines, talks about his enjoyment of cricket and reflects with pride on his continued robust health. Hayle (just to the west of Gwinear) and Camborne (to the northeast) are nearby towns.

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