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Messenger, George. George Ewart Evans collection
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Messenger, George, 1877- (speaker, male)
Evans, George Ewart (speaker, male)
George Ewart Evans interviews Mr George Messenger and gives an account of 'common yards' (wheat) and threshing using a flail. As a boy the family only ate beef at Christmas, received from the lord of the manor. Food at home: tea, 'kittle broth' soup. He worked with barges at Snape, and sings two verses and the chorus of "The faithful sailor boy".