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Ellington, Northumberland

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  • Recording locations

    Ellington, Northumberland: OS Grid Reference(427500,591500)

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    University of Leeds

  • Recordist

    Ellis, Stanley (male, SED fieldworker)

  • Speakers

    Levison, Bob (b. 1878, male, farm worker & miner)

  • Description

    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.

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