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Biographical details of Gladys Simpson; description of Faste..., 04 May 1985

Track ID : 77728

Biographical details of Gladys Simpson; description of Fastern Een customs. Gladys Simpson and her husband, both originally from Keith, have lived at Ardvasar for forty years. Mrs Simpson describe...

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Livestock kept on allotted land by householders in Keith., 04 May 1985

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Livestock kept on allotted land by householders in Keith. Gladys Simpson lists the livestock kept by her father, a cattle dealer. Most houses in Keith had a piece of allotted land on which livesto...

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Brose: how and when eaten., 04 May 1985

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Brose: how and when eaten. Brose was usually a morning dish, but pease brose occasionally was eaten at tea time. Ordinary brose was eaten with salt and milk, while pease brose had syrup in it.

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Rolling eggs at Easter, on Saturday or Sunday depending on d..., 04 May 1985

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Rolling eggs at Easter, on Saturday or Sunday depending on denomination. As a child, Charles Simpson rolled a hard-boiled egg on Easter Sunday. It was usually dyed with tea and decorated. Groups o...

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Christmas not celebrated; stockings hung up at Hogmanay; oth..., 04 May 1985

Track ID : 77737

Christmas not celebrated; stockings hung up at Hogmanay; other New Year traditions. Christmas was not celebrated when Gladys Simpson and her husband were young. It was a working day. On Hogmanay c...

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Favourite bothy ballads., 04 May 1985

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Favourite bothy ballads. Charles Simpson mentions some bothy ballads that he used to know: 'The Muckin o Geordie's Byre', 'McGinty's Meal and Ale' and 'Nicky Tams'.

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Nicky tams; the Horseman's Word; ploughing with a horse and..., 04 May 1985

Track ID : 77741

Nicky tams; the Horseman's Word; ploughing with a horse and a cow. Charles Simpson explains why nicky tams [knee straps] were worn by farm workers. Margaret Bennett reminds him of a line in the so...

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Feeing markets and working conditions for farmservants., 04 May 1985

Track ID : 77759

Feeing markets and working conditions for farmservants. There used to be a feeing [hiring] market in Keith, about a week before the term days at Whitsun and Martinmas. The farmservants bargained w...

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During the miners' strike of 1926 many came north and worked..., 04 May 1985

Track ID : 77765

During the miners' strike of 1926 many came north and worked on the roads. Many miners came north to work at road-making during the miners' strike of 1926. They made all the streets in Keith. Some...

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Mr Simpson's father and grandfather., 04 May 1985

Track ID : 77774

Family history of Charles Simpson. Charles Simpson's father was an engine-driver on the railways. One of his grandfathers, Geordie Duncan, had to do with cattle. He had a pet hedgehog, and kept be...

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