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Pitminster, Somerset

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  • Recording locations

    Pitminster, Somerset: OS Grid Reference(322500,119500)

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    University of Leeds

  • Recordist

    Ellis, Stanley (b.1926

  • Speakers

    Male, Clara (b.1876, female, retired domestic servant)

  • Description

    Clara recalls how people used to look after each other and remembers harsh winters. She also describes the annual Club Walk. The original recording appears to have been paused on two occasions. Blagdon Hill and Curdleigh are villages just to the southwest of Pitminster.

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