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Portesham, Dorset

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  • Recording locations

    Portesham, Dorset: OS Grid Reference(360500,85500)

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    University of Leeds

  • Recordist

    Ellis, Stanley (b.1926

  • Speakers

    Hodder, Sid (b.1878, male, retired farm worker)

  • Description

    Sid talks about traditional stacking and threshing techniques. The original recording appears to have been paused on one occasion. Elworth is a hamlet just to the south of Portesham.  Read a transcript of this recording on the British Library's 'Sounds Familiar' website .

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