Bob & Jacqueline Patten English Folk Music Collection
Arthur Perkin interview, part 05
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Bob and Jacqueline Patten Collection
Lew Mill, Devon, England, UK
Perkin, Arthur (speaker, male)
Patten, Bob (speaker, male), Patten, Jacqueline (speaker, female)
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.