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Rillington, Yorkshire

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    Rillington, Yorkshire: OS Grid Reference(485500,474500)

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    University of Leeds

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    Ellis, Stanley (male, SED fieldworker)

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    Linsley, John George (b.1885, male, farmer)

  • Description

    John explains the technique used to mow barley and recalls the use of a flail for threshing turnip seeds. Shardale is a hilly area of the wolds to the southeast of Rillington. Oswaldkirk is a village some distance to the west.

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