Every Barn Tells a Story

Title

Every Barn Tells a Story

Description

Audio recordings and written transcripts from the Yorkshire Dales National Parks Authority project working with the community of Muker Parish to record and share the history and stories of the famous Swaledale barns or 'cow'usses'.
This project was funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund

Publisher

Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority
www.yorkshiredales.org.uk

Date

2016

Contributor

Appreciation and thanks to all the Swaledale residents who took part in this project and especially to Glenda Calvert for conducting all the interviews.

Rights

These recordings should not be copied, altered or sold without the permission of the YDNPA and participants of the interviews.

Collection Items

Interview with Dorothy Brown (nee Clarkson) by Glenda Calvert for the 2016 Every Barn Tells a Story project

Interview of Chris Calvert by Glenda Calvert relating to his memories of farming at Hoggarths, near Keld

Interview of Jenny Harker by Glenda Calvert relating to the harsh winters when farming at Pry House , near Keld

Interview of Raymond Parker by Glenda Calvert relating to farming at Kisdon Farm, Muker

Interview of William Calvert, formely of Greenses near Keld, by Glenda Calvert

Interview with Dick & Bob Guy (written transcript)
Adapted from the 16th November 2016 interview transcriptions from the Every Barn Tells a Story project by the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority. Interview conducted by Glenda Calvert.

Interview of Billy Hutchinson (written transcript)
Adapted from the 2nd June & 4th August 2016 interview transcriptions from the Every Barn Tells a Story project by the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority. Interview conducted by Glenda Calvert.

Interview with Chris Calvert (written transcript)
Adapted from the 29th June 2016 interview transcriptions from the Every Barn Tells a Story project by the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority. Interview conducted by Glenda Calvert.

Interview with Dorothy Brown (written transcript)
Adapted from the 1st June 2016 interview transcriptions from the Every Barn Tells a Story project by the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority. Interview conducted by Glenda Calvert.

Interview with Elsie Metcalfe (written transcript)
Adapted from the 27th June 2016 interview transcriptions from the Every Barn Tells a Story project by the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority. Interview conducted by Glenda Calvert.
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