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Whiteshilll, Gloucestershire

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  • Recording locations

    Whiteshill, Gloucestershire: OS Grid Reference(384500,207500)

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    University of Leeds

  • Recordist

    Ellis, Stanley (b.1926

  • Speakers

    Eliott, William (b.1875, male, retired farm labourer)

  • Description

    William speaks about the hardship of life in his younger days. He describes how people lived off the produce of their gardens and talks about the lack of welfare payments. The original recording appears to have been paused on two occasions.

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