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Train stuck in the snow at Leadburn., 1969

Track ID : 5277

Fieldworkers : Scott, Sheila (895)

Train stuck in the snow at Leadburn. Robert Veitch travelled every day [from Peebles] to the Royal High School in Edinburgh, from the age of eight. Once, the train got stuck in a snowdrift at Lead...

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The life of a London draper's assistant before the First Wor..., 1969

Track ID : 5280

Fieldworkers : Scott, Sheila (895)

The life of a London draper's assistant before the First World War. Robert Veitch reads extracts about his life in London, where he went aged twenty, in 1909, to learn the drapery business. For hi...

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Annual fairs in Peebles; visits from travelling circuses and..., 1971

Track ID : 26960

Fieldworkers : Scott, Sheila (895)

Annual fairs in Peebles; visits from travelling circuses and a waxworks; smaller circuses. There was a lot of fun to be had in Peebles in David Lawson's youth. There were three annual fairs, two o...

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The burgh arms of Peebles depicts three salmon in the Tweed;..., 1971

Track ID : 26967

Fieldworkers : Scott, Sheila (895)

The burgh arms of Peebles depicts three salmon in the Tweed; anecdotes about poaching. The motto on the burgh arms of Peebles translates as: "Increase by swimming against the stream," and refers t...

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Games and pranks played by Peebles children in the late 19th..., 1971

Track ID : 26969

Fieldworkers : Scott, Sheila (895)

Games and pranks played by Peebles children in the late 19th century. Girls played with skipping ropes and balls thrown against a wall. Boys and girls played at kick-the-can, cat-and-bat, rounders...

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When I was a Wee Thing, 1969

Track ID : 4060

Contributors :

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Fieldworkers : Scott, Sheila (895)

A comic song in which a grandmother warns her granddaughter of the dangers of boys.

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As well as playing the mouth organ, Andrew Gibson used to pl..., 1969

Track ID : 5116

Fieldworkers : Scott, Sheila (895)

As well as playing the mouth organ, Andrew Gibson used to play melodeon and fiddle for dances in the road.

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The Auld Pentland Hills, 1970

Track ID : 27546

Contributors : Gibson (4140)
Fieldworkers : Scott, Sheila (895)

Poem about being a shepherd in the Pentland Hills. When the poet left school he was considered a dunce, but he did not care because he was content to be a shepherd in the Pentland Hills. It was a ...

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Herds whistled and sang a lot. They were a happy band of men..., 1969

Track ID : 4177

Fieldworkers : Scott, Sheila (895)

Herds whistled and sang a lot. They were a happy band of men.

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Shepherds' work in Peeblesshire., 1969

Track ID : 5082

Fieldworkers : Scott, Sheila (895)

Shepherds' work in Peeblesshire. Andrew Gibson walked 12-15 miles a day as a herd if he had a fair-sized hirsel [flock] of about thirty score sheep. He went round them twice: the sheep lay on the ...

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