Roy Palmer English Folk Music Collection

Cecilia Costello talks about her childhood

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:14:29

  • Shelf mark

    1CDR0007268 (copy of C1023/40)

  • Recording date

    circa 1970

  • Is part of (Collection)

    Roy Palmer collection

  • Recording locations

    Washwood Heath, Birmingham, West Midlands, England, UK

  • Interviewees

    Costello, Cecilia, 1884-1976 (speaker, female)

  • Recordist

    Palmer, Roy

  • Abstract

    Talk about childhood; local rag market; poverty; selling firewood; begging for bread; buying milk; smallpox epidemic; her brother who disowned the family; Betsy of Ballantown Brae

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