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North Elmham, Norfolk

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  • Recording locations

    North Elmham, Norfolk: OS Grid Reference(598500,320500)

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    University of Leeds

  • Recordist

    Francis, W. Nelson (male, SED fieldworker)

  • Speakers

    Dawson, Edward J. (b.1873, male, retired gamekeeper & smallholder)

  • Description

    Edward talks about the local wildlife and recalls the women being paid to collect stones from the fields for 1 d a bushel. The original recording appears to have been paused on one occasion. Read a transcript of this recording on the British Library's 'Sounds Familiar' website .

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