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Document Details


Title: Stanley Hooper
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Somerset Record Office. Somerset Archive and Record Service.
Collection: Exmoor Oral History Archive Collection
Description: Stanley Hooper is the oldest of three. Several months premature when he was born, he confounded everyone by surviving. His father died when he was still a boy. He picked whortleberries so he could buy boots for school and looked after the garden at home. He has always liked gardening and once won 14 prizes at Porlock Flower Show, seven of them firsts.
Original Language: English
Audio: [Audio available]
Time span: Not indicated ... to 2000 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Hooper, Stanley, 1910-2002
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1910
Speaker place of birth: Somerset, England; England; United Kingdom; Europe
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Construction worker; Farmer
Age at speaking: 90
Document date: 2000
Locations discussed: England; Europe; Somerset, England; United Kingdom
Topics discussed - ASP terms: England; Europe; Exmoor (England)--Biography; Exmoor (England)--History; Moors (Wetlands)--England; Oral history; Somerset, England; United Kingdom
ASP release: 2006-01
Document code: OHI0033886-37178