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Kniveton, Derbyshire

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:03:14

  • Cultures

    English

  • Shelf mark

    C908/51

  • Recording date

    1952/08/23

  • Recording locations

    Kniveton, Derbyshire: OS Grid Reference(420500,350500)

  • Producers

    University of Leeds

  • Recordist

    Ellis, Stanley (b.1926

  • Speakers

    Woolley, John William (b.1892, male, smallholder)

  • Description

    John recalls an occasion when he sold a car for great profit and remembers a terrific thunderstorm passing over his smallholding. The original recording appears to have been paused on two occasions. Derby is a city to the southeast of Kniveton.  Read a transcript of this recording on the British Library's 'Sounds Familiar' website .

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