Geese

Domestic Birds, Wild Birds, Ploated, Poultry, Eggs, Food, Cananda Geese, Gander, Geese rearing, Goose, Goslings

Kit Calvert, Full Transcript Part 1

Kit Calvert (KC) was interviewed by W.R. Mitchell (WRM) many times. In this particular interview Kit Calvert describes memories of his childhood in Hawes. He tells tales of unemployment and hardship in the Dales, particularly during the Depression.

Kit Calvert, Audio Clip

Kit Calvert

Kit Calvert (KC) was interviewed many times by W.R. Mitchell (WRM). In this segment he describes the lack of eggs one Whitsuntide.

Annie Mason, Full Transcript Part 2

Anne Margaret Mason (AM) describes to W.R. Mitchell (WRM) life on an Upper Wensleydale farm in the first half of the 20th century, describing in particular haymaking, mowing, hay sledges, droving, cheesemaking, pig and geese keeping, and numerous references throughout the tape to the keeping and use of horses on a farm.  

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