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Brigham, Cumberland

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    Brigham, Cumberland: OS Grid Reference(308500,530500)

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    University of Leeds

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    Ellis, Stanley (male, SED fieldworker)

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    Brown, Isaac (b.1875, male, retired farmer)

  • Description

    Isaac recalls two incidents from his working days on the farm, the hatching of twin chicks from a single egg, and an occasion where he and his wife disturbed a wasps’ nest whilst walking through a larch coppice. Cockermouth is a town due east of Brigham.

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