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Ellington, Northumberland: OS Grid Reference(427500,591500)
University of Leeds
Ellis, Stanley (male, SED fieldworker)
Levison, Bob (b. 1878, male, farm worker & miner)
Bob looks back over his experiences as a farm labourer and subsequently as a stonecutter at the colliery. He describes working conditions in the mine and recalls the time he went on strike. The original recording appears to have been interrupted and paused on two occasions.