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Skelmanthorpe, Yorkshire

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  • Recording locations

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

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    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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