Survey of English Dialects

St Buryan, Cornwall

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:06:03

  • Cultures

    English

  • Shelf mark

    C908/28

  • Recording date

    1963/03/30

  • Recording locations

    St Buryan, Cornwall: OS Grid Reference(140500,25500)

  • Producers

    University of Leeds

  • Recordist

    Ellis, Stanley (b.1926

  • Speakers

    Strick, William Thomas (b.1889, male, retired farm labourer, unidentified (female)

  • Description

    William talks about his early working days on the farm and compares modern working conditions and food production with those of his younger days. St Levan is a village just to the southwest of St Buryan and Penzance a town to the northeast.

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