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Interview with Harry Boyde speaking Manx Gaelic

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Date(s): July 1949

Creator(s): University of California

Scope & Content: Harry Boyde speaking Manx Gaelic. General conversation including how his grandfather spoke Manx, how he still has plenty and how he worked on the land his whole life; gathering gorse for feeding to livestock and stories including The Buggane of St Trinian's. He also tells a story about the bishop setting his dog on him.

[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: Harry Boyde, native Manx speaker (1873-1953).

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: 7 min. 6 sec.

Item name: 78 rpm record

Collection: Sound Archive

Level: ITEM

ID number: SA 2010-0026

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Subject tags : #UOSH


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