Berliner Lautarchiv British & Commonwealth recordings

Crook, Durham

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    Berliner Lautarchiv British & Commonwealth Recordings

  • Recording locations

    G├╝strow, Germany

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    Berliner Phonographische Kommission

  • Recordist

    Doegen, Wilhelm (male, recordist), Brandl, Alois (male, Professor of English)

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    Blacket, Richard, b.1895 (male, farm labourer)

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    Speaker's note: Aged 22 from Crook, County Durham, England. Born on 26 February 1895 in Crook. Until the age of 8 he lived in Crook, then moved to Witton Park. He joined the army aged 20. His father was from Ireland and died when Richard was 8 years old. His mother was alos from Ireland. He can read and write in English. Religion: Roman catholic. Occupation: farm labourer. Item note: Richard reads the Parable of the Prodigal Son (taken from Luke chapter XV, verse 11-32).

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