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Skelmanthorpe, Yorkshire

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:03:17

  • Cultures

    English

  • Shelf mark

    C908/48

  • Recording date

    1952/10/25

  • Recording locations

    Skelmanthorpe, Yorkshire: OS Grid Reference(423500,410500)

  • Producers

    University of Leeds

  • Recordist

    Ellis, Stanley (b.1926

  • Speakers

    Dyson, Wilsey (b.1876, male, miner and weaver)

  • Description

    Wilsey recalls an incident when he thought he saw a ghost and briefly describes working conditions when he first started at the local mine as a twelve year old in the late 1880s. The original recording appears to have been paused on one occasion.

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