File AUD 12/1/1, CD1 - Interview of Eric King by Jean Eaglen

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AUD 12/1/1, CD1


Interview of Eric King by Jean Eaglen


  • 11 Aug 2003 (Creation)

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1 CD-DA.

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(fl 2003-2004)

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00:00 minutes:seconds - subjects discussed include agricultural contractors; airfields; use of ashes on airfields; bricklayers; building trade; injuries from bulls; Hosking Clemens, farmer; Colman Road, Norwich; Cranmer and Cranmer School [of Fakenham]; Crownthorpe; deaths; employers; employment; farmers; Fred Graves; hens; hens grub [food for hens]; Hingham; Howards lorry transport company; Ethel King, wife of interviewee; George King, brother of interviewee; Leslie King; Kirton Lindsay Airfield, Lincolnshire; Lincoln; Mr Long, agricultural contractor; Longs of Crownthorpe; lorries; nineteen-forties; nineteen-thirties; Norwich Power Station; occupations; Bob Peel; power stations; public houses; RAF Watton; Romany Rye Public House, Norwich; schooling; schools; Seamere Road, Hingham; Swinderby Airfield, Lincolnshire; Thompson Ward, farmer; wars; Wayland Farm, Hingham; West Lodge; Wood Rising; starting work; World War II.

05:41 m:s - aircraft apprenticeships; aircraft lost in World War II; airmen; American servicemen; use of ashes on airfields; Beachamwell Airfield; Blenheim aircraft; deaths; Deopham Road; drownings; Empire Air Day; employers; flying; graves; hedges on airfields; Kimberley Station; Liberator aircraft; London; Longs of Crownthorpe; medicals; Mitchell aircraft; nineteen-forties; nineteen-thirties; Old Buckenham Airfield; Paddocks Mile; power stations; Mr Preece, of Fakenham; RAF Marham; RAF Volunteer Reserves; RAF Watton; Robin Ramsay; Barry Record; Sergeant Jack Scott of Hull; Seething Airfield; Shipdham; Spitfire aircraft; swimming; wars; World War II.

13:47 m:s - cooking; cycling; employers; employment; farm machinery; food; Hingham; Ethel King, wife of interviewee; George King, brother of interviewee; meals; occupations; Seamere Road, Hingham; Stow Bedon; threshing; wages.

16:20 m:s - building trade; Mr Cadge of Hingham, farmer; Church Farm, Gateley; combine harvesters; Cranmer, [ Fakenham]; Mr Downs; employers; employment; farmers; farms; availability of food; Gateley; German invasion; Fred Graves; Green Farm, Wicklewood; Bertie Greengrass; harvesting; Home Guard; horsefly stings; Mr Hutson, farmer and magistrate; illness; Long Stratton; Mr Long, agricultural contractor; nineteen-forties; nineteen-thirties; ploughing; rationing; Arthur Smith; insect stings; Stratton St Michael; tractor drivers; tractors; wages; Thompson Ward, farmer; wars; Wayland Farm, Hingham; Wicklewood; World War II.

23:44 m:s - accidents; aircraft; airfields; bricklayers; building trade; Carters, builders firm; employers; employment; hospitals; Meteor aircraft; mid-air collisions; nineteen-forties; unnamed printers of Rouen Road, Norwich; RAF Coltishall; RAF Swanton Morley; RAF West Raynham; self-employment.

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FOND 001

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Restrictions apply, contact Norfolk Record Office staff for details. The Norfolk Record Office acknowledges the intellectual property rights of those named as contributors to this/these recordings and the rights of those not identified.

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ECopyDuration: 26 minutes 29 seconds
Sample Frequency: 44.1
Bit Depth: 16
Number of Channels: 2
Sound Field: stereo
DigiProv Copies: SCOP 1/185/1/1-2; SCOP 2/186/1/1-2; SCOP 4/186/1/1

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Ecopy: scop_001-000185T001V002.wma

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Created 16/12/2005 by Drojd. Modified 10/12/2018 by Droip.


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