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South Zeal, Devon

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    South Zeal, Devon: OS Grid Reference(265500,93500)

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    University of Leeds

  • Recordist

    Ellis, Stanley (b.1926

  • Speakers

    Wright, Tom (b.1886, male, retired small holder & farmer)

  • Description

    Tom talks about the traditional leisure pursuits that were popular in the village, including Cornish wrestling, cricket, football and especially the local hunt. Cornwall is the county to the immediate west of South Zeal and Bath is a city in Wiltshire to the northeast.

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