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Interview with Ned Maddrell speaking Manx Gaelic

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Date(s): July 1949

Creator(s): University of California

Scope & Content: Ned Maddrell speaks in Manx Gaelic. He tells stories about his upbringing; Ned Beg; gad rope; story about visiting an old woman at Corvalley; and other stories including him falling down the stairs.

[Attempt has been made to improve the quality of the original sound recording. Despite this, the sound recording can be difficult to listen as the speed of the original recording increases.]

Administration / Biographical History: Edward ('Ned') Maddrell, last native speaker of Manx Gaelic (1877-1974).

Part of a series of sound recordings made in the Isle of Man by F.J. Carmody of the University of California in July 1949.

Language: Manx Gaelic

Extent: 4 min. 47 sec.

Item name: 78 rpm record

Collection: Sound Archive

Level: ITEM

ID number: SA 2010-0023

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