Survey of English Dialects
Peter Tavy, Devon
The British Library Board acknowledges the intellectual property rights of those named as contributors to this recording and the rights of those not identified.
Legal and ethical usage »
Peter Tavy, Devon: OS Grid Reference(251500,77500)
University of Leeds
Ellis, Stanley (b.1926
Reap, John Arthur (b.1892, male, farmer)
John talks about the type of farming practised locally and explains the annual cycle in the sheep, cattle and pony trade. Lanark is a town in southeast Scotland and Halifax a town in West Yorkshire. Somerset is the county to the immediate northeast of Peter Tavy and Kent is the county at the extreme southeast of England. Read a transcript of this recording on the British Library's 'Sounds Familiar' website .