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dc.creatorSdlht/ Nancy Mclucas
dc.date2005-07-12
dc.date.accessioned2021-04-01T16:04:35Z
dc.date.available2021-04-01T16:04:35Z
dc.identifierDG26/15/1/1
dc.identifier.urihttps://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12734/52626
dc.descriptionBiographical interview with George McClymont (b. 1931) about his early days in Portpatrick. George talks about the family home and domestic arrangements, recalling that the family of nine had running water but shared a toiled with their next door neighbour. He also talks about the local shops, recalling many by name, location and purpose. His mother did most of her shopping locally. Shopping trips to Stranraer were made by train and George talks about the local transport options. Other subjects covered in this interview include: the jobs he did as a boy (such as caddying at the local golf course; the local fishing industry; tourists and channel swimmers; schooldays, sport and recreation and the role of the church. George also talks about life in the town during World War 2 and recalls the arrival of the GI's. (Three of his sisters eventually married Americans, 2 of whom were GIs.) He also recalls that one of the British soldiers, Captain Alcaca, donated a baptismal font to the Portpatrick church and says that he might have been the first non white person to come to Portpatrick.
dc.format.extent36m33s
dc.subjectCommunity
dc.subjectFieldwork
dc.subjectHistory
dc.subjectHealth
dc.subjectTravel and transport
dc.subjectShops and businesses
dc.subjectRecreation
dc.subjectSchooldays
dc.subjectPrincess victoria
dc.subjectRecreation
dc.subjectTourism
dc.subjectFishing
dc.subjectTales and anecdotes
dc.subjectSport
dc.subjectWar
dc.subjectChildhood
dc.subjectAgriculture
dc.subjectTransport
dc.subjectLifecycle
dc.subjectDomestic life
dc.subjectCommunity
dc.subjectWorking life
dc.subjectAudio recordings
dc.subjectPortpatrick
dc.subjectMovement
dc.subjectWorld war 2
dc.subjectDomestic economy
dc.subjectEthnology
dc.subjectReligion
dc.subjectCustom and belief
dc.subjectOral history
dc.subjectStranraer
dc.subjectWorking life
dc.subjectEducation
dc.subjectShops
dc.subjectMaterial culture
dc.subjectSocial history
dc.subjectEastcliff
dc.subjectDomestic life
dc.subjectBiography
dc.subjectBusiness
dc.subjectArts and crafts
dc.titleDG26-15 Interviews of George McClymont AIP
dc.typeAudio


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