Survey of English Dialects

York, Yorkshire

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    York, Yorkshire: OS Grid Reference(459500,451500)

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    Ellis, Stanley (male, SED fieldworker)

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    Scaife, Joe (b.1874, male, retired carter)

  • Description

    Joe talks about the huge changes that have taken place in the street where he grew up, from the last few decades of the 19th century to the time this recording was made in the middle of the 20th century. He recalls a visit from a neighbour wanting to borrow one of his carts.

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