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Cox, Harry Fred

Roy Palmer.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Agriculture and Farming; Voice. 1332 words.

Cox, Harry Fred (1885–1971), farmworker and singer, was born on 27 March 1885 at Pennygate, Barton Turf, Norfolk, one of the thirteen children (nine of whom survived beyond infancy) of...

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Larner, Samuel James [Sam]

Roy Palmer.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Folk, Indigenous, and Traditional Music; Agriculture and Farming. 1168 words.

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?),...

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Pigg, Thomas William [Billy]

Roy Palmer.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Woodwinds; Agriculture and Farming. 1034 words.

Pigg, Thomas William [Billy] (1902–1968), farmer and Northumbrian piper, was born on 24 January 1902 at Dilston Lodge, Hexham, Northumberland, the only child of John Robert Pigg (d. 1946)...

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