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GOOLE FILMS AND SOUND RECORDINGS (FILMS TRANSFERRED TO YORKSHIRE FILM ARCHIVE)

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Originally deposited as an audio cassette Contains an oral history recording on the life of Snowden Dunhill who was deported to Australia in the early ninteenth century as punishment for his crimes of stealing wheat and later selling on. Includes mention of early agricultural life around this time in villages of Spaldington, Holme on Spalding Moor, Bubwith, Swinefleet, Market Weighton and turnpike roads Note: Parts of sound recording appear muffled and of poor quality, especially on side two Public access copy available on Preservica: https://eastriding.access.preservica.com/ (Search 'DDX1646/14')

1975

Originally deposited as as an audio cassette Contains part of the 'Rawcliffe People' oral history project, with contribution from Mrs Francis Thorley reminiscing with stories regarding local people, places and their occupations. Public access copy available on Preservica: https://eastriding.access.preservica.com/ (Search 'DDX1646/17')

11 Feb 1994

Public access copy available on Preservica: https://eastriding.access.preservica.com/ (Search 'DDX1646/41')

1988

Originally deposited as an audio cassette Contains an afternoon of dialect verse and prose by the Yorkshire Dialect Society. Founded in 1897, the Society have held regular meetings with talks mainly on the origins and characteristics of dialect. The first such 'Christmas Crack' took place in Leeds in 1961 and has been held every year ever since. The first 'Crack' in York was in 1965. Public access copy available on Preservica: https://eastriding.access.preservica.com/ (Search 'DDX1646/15')

1975

Originally deposited as an audio cassette Contains the recording of the official opening of the Kiplingcotes Derby in 1974 at the beginning of the cassette tape, also further into the recording gives details of household/family life, with taped music in between. Public access copy available on Preservica: https://eastriding.access.preservica.com/ (Search 'DDX1646/16')

1974

Originally deposited as an audio cassette. Contains part of the 'Rawcliffe People' oral history project with contribution from Elsie Carl, reminiscing with stories regarding local people, places, (Rawcliffe Bridge) and their occupations, such as Blacksmiths, Saddlers, Coffin makers. Includes mention of her association as a member of the Boothferry Family and Local History group, Rawcliffe Hall, owned by the Crakes family.Her grandfather's sister was a wet nurse to one of the children. The Hall is now demolished. Her Great-Grandfather owned the local flaxmill She recites a poem listing modern items and how history has changed from her generation and post 1940s. Public access copy available on Preservica: https://eastriding.access.preservica.com/ (Search 'DDX1646/18')

8 May 2001

Originally deposited as an audio cassette Contains part of the ' 'Rawcliffe People' oral history project with contribution from Mr.J.W.Leake reminiscing with stories regarding local people and places. Includes mention of him starting school at the age of three, other siblings were born in the local school house. His father served in the First World War. He joined the navy in World War Two and trained at Shotton, also mentions the air raids Mr Leake was the eldest resident in Rawcliffe at the time of the recording, born 11 Feb 1913, died 29 Mar 2002 Public access copy available on Preservica: https://eastriding.access.preservica.com/ (Search 'DDX1646/19')

21 May 2001

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