:: Title :: Interview with Tom Thomas about mining pay and pea soup
:: Genre :: interview, spoken
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Thomas, Thomas [vocal]
:: Setting :: The Miner's Club
:: Location :: Treorchy (Glamorganshire), Unspecified (Wales) (Wales)
:: Language :: English
:: Culture :: Wales
:: Session :: Treorchy II 12/53
:: Date :: 12/8/1953
:: Reference Information :: T3354.0, Track 2 (00:01:24)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - Interviews with and songs sung by former miners at the Miner's Club in Treorchy. [Source: Editor]
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - Tom tells Lomax that he made one and four pence a week when he started at 12 in the mines. By 1896, when he got married, he was making 1 pound 18 - "19 and thruppence a week - but the table never went empty." He then tells a story about his mother's pea soup. [Source: Editor]
:: Collection :: England 1951-1958

 

 

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