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Chawleigh, Devon

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    Chawleigh, Devon: OS Grid Reference(271500,112500)

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    University of Leeds

  • Recordist

    Ellis, Stanley (b.1926

  • Speakers

    Rippon, Thomas (b.1890, male, retired farmer)

  • Description

    Thomas outlines a year in sheep farming and briefly mentions beef farming. He also explains how bread would be baked in an old brick oven. Barnstaple is a town to the northwest of Chawleigh.

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