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Larner, Samuel James [Sam] (1878–1965), fisherman and folk-singer

Roy Palmer

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/57088

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Larner, Samuel James [Sam] (1878–1965), fisherman and folk-singer, was born at Winterton, Norfolk, on 18 October 1878, one of the nine children of George Ezra Larner (fl. 1855?–1920?), fisherman, and his wife, Jane Amelia Powles. From the age of eight he went on occasional trips to sea, and at thirteen he signed as ‘peggy’ (cabin boy) on the ...

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Subjects: Folk, Indigenous, and Traditional Music ; Agriculture and Farming

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