Bob & Jacqueline Patten English Folk Music Collection

Arthur Perkin interview, part 05

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:07:13

  • Cultures

    English

  • Shelf mark

    1CDR0015386 (copy of C1033/321)

  • Recording date

    1996-06-01

  • Is part of (Collection)

    Bob and Jacqueline Patten Collection

  • Recording locations

    Lew Mill, Devon, England, UK

  • Interviewees

    Perkin, Arthur (speaker, male)

  • Interviewers

    Patten, Bob (speaker, male), Patten, Jacqueline (speaker, female)

  • Recordist

    Patten, Bob

  • Abstract

    Merriel Almond’s properties in the area. Farms in the area. Orchards, at least 100 apple trees when they came to the mill. Most of the apple trees were ‘cider makers’, ‘ropy’ cider. Harvest festival. Been a ringer for 50 years at Lew Trenchard, started in 1943 but you weren’t allowed to ring during the War. Only 6 bells at Lew Trenchard.

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