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Document Details


Title: Dick Rawle
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Somerset Record Office. Somerset Archive and Record Service.
Collection: Exmoor Oral History Archive Collection
Description: Dick Rawle's father drove the coach and four from Porlock to Lynmouth; his Uncle George was captain of the Lynmouth lifeboat at the time of the overland launch. When Uncle George died Dick helped carry his coffin two miles or more, from Nutscale to Stoke Pero church. He was in his prime, he says, strong as a horse, but it was hard work.
Original Language: English
Audio: [Audio available]
Time span: Not indicated ... to 2001 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Rawle, Dick, 1920-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1920
Speaker place of birth: Somerset, England; England; United Kingdom; Europe
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Farmer
Age at speaking: 81
Document date: 2001
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: OHI0033913-37205