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Interview with Mrs Watterson of Colby speaking in Manx Gaelic

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Date(s): 1950-1970

Creator(s): Manx Museum

Scope & Content: Mrs Watterson of Colby talks in Manx to Tom Braide, recorded by Charles Clarke. She talks about her youth including how she travelled to Douglas and how there were people in the Isle of Man who did not speak English when she was young.

Administration / Biographical History: This recording was made for the Manx Folk Life Survey. Charles Clarke was a Manx Folk Life Survey recorder. The sound quality of the original recording is poor and at the wrong speed. The digital copy of the sound recording has been slowed down by Manx National Heritage to aid listening.

Language: Manx Gaelic

Extent: 28 min. 41 sec.

Item name: magnetic tape

Collection: Sound Archive

Level: ITEM

ID number: SA 0060

Access conditions: All reasonable attempt has been made by Manx National Heritage to trace and request permission (where needed) from the copyright holder(s) in this sound recording. If however you think you are a rights holder then please contact Manx National Heritage.

Subject tags : #UOSH, #UOSHManxFolkLifeSurvey


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