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Shipdham, Norfolk

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:03:55

  • Cultures

    English

  • Shelf mark

    C908/60

  • Recording date

    1957/03/10

  • Recording locations

    Shipdham, Norfolk: OS Grid Reference(595500,307500)

  • Producers

    University of Leeds

  • Recordist

    Francis, W. Nelson (male, SED fieldworker)

  • Speakers

    Holman, Isaac (b.1876, male, retired farm labourer)

  • Description

    Isaac recalls dredging a pit to recover the body of a man who had committed suicide after being pursued for a number of thefts. Great Yarmouth is a town on the Norfolk coast to the east of Shipdham and East Dereham is a town just to the northeast.

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