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Document Details


Title: Ada Richards
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Somerset Record Office. Somerset Archive and Record Service.
Collection: Exmoor Oral History Archive Collection
Description: Ada Richards is pretty stoical. She'd been knocked over by a school bus two days before she was due to be recorded, but it hadn't occurred to her to cancel. She had even made a cake. Her parents were farmers and her mother took in visitors - Mr Usher among them. Her father lost a hand in a thrashing accident when she was young.
Original Language: English
Audio: [Audio available]
Time span: Not indicated ... to 2000 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Richards, Ada, 1912-
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker date of birth: 1912
Speaker place of birth: Devon, England; England; United Kingdom; Europe
Speaker race: White
Age at speaking: 88
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: OHI0033916-37208