Roy Palmer English Folk Music Collection
George Dunn interview, part 57
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George Dunn's home, Quarry Bank, Dudley, West Midlands, England, UK
Dunn, George, 1887-1975 (speaker, male)
Palmer, Roy (speaker, male)
George Dunn recalls a visit he made with a friend to Killarmey. Includes description of coopers (barrel makers) and donkey carts.
Interviewee notes: Black Country chainmaker and traditional singer. Born in the village of Quarry Bank (formerly in Staffordshire), eight miles west of Birmingham. Father and grandfather worked in the iron trade, as did George who retired at the age of 72, after 59 years mainly as a chainmaker