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BBC Radio Cambridgeshire Village Voice of Haddenham

Fenland Facts and Fancies

Woman's Work is Never done

Dibber, interviewed by Kevin Delanoy in 1980

Dibber was an Agricultural Labourer from Prickwillow

Details of schooling and poverty in the Fens before WWII, difficult to understand in parts


Above: Dibber recalled cutting corn with Reaper - pre binder and combine harvester. here painted up for exhibit

Above: Reaper at work in 1947.

Dibber of Prickwillow Side A.mp3 (MP3 38.7Mb)

Dibber of Prickwillow Side A.wav (original wave file 427Mb)


Dibber of Prickwillow Side B.mp3 (MP3 6.04Mb)

Dibber of Prickwillow Side B.wav (original wave file 66.8Mb)


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