Isobel Mary Bradbury in Cottardale, North Yorkshire - early 20th Century

from My end is my beginning, pages 50-51:

Just before I left Dreibeck for ‘High’ school in our largest market town twenty five miles away, Mustard died, and my father was most distressed. He decided to bury his devoted old dog in the orchard under a gnarled old apple tree, where he had built a rough wooden seat. Here he would often sit with Mustard at his feet, his head resting on his front paws looking up at father, who often composed and wrote out …   more >>

cite as

Isobel Mary Bradbury, My end is my beginning. In Brunel University Burnett Archive of Working Class Autobiographies, number 2:871, p. 50-51. accessed: 21 May, 2024

location of experience: Cottardale, North Yorkshire


Listening to

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'Poem of Cottardale' song performed by Bob Froggatt

Experience Information

Date/Time early 20th Century
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others

Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Fri, 29 Jun 2018 15:48:27 +0100
Approved on Wed, 08 Aug 2018 13:16:29 +0100