John Howson English, Irish & Scottish Folk Music Collection

Albert Pettit interview, part 03

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:05:46

  • Cultures

    English

  • Shelf mark

    1CDR0011211 (copy of C1034/64)

  • Recording date

    1985-04-09

  • Is part of (Collection)

    John Howson Collection

  • Recording locations

    Albert Pettit's home, Eye, Suffolk, England, UK

  • Interviewees

    Pettit, Albert, 1895- (speaker, male)

  • Interviewers

    Howson, John (speaker, male)

  • Recordist

    Howson, John

  • Abstract

    Talks about his gramophone player; singing on the farm while working with horses; ploughing with three horses on a double plough; challenging other boys to see who could plough the straightest furrow; pig keeping; his liking for fat

  • Description

    Interviewee notes: Aged 91 years; born in Tangham, Suffolk

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