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Interview with Majorie Walton about living at Rushen Abbey

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Date(s): 28 March 2000

Creator(s): Manx National Heritage

Scope & Content: Marjorie Walton talks to Kirsty Neate about growing up at Rushen Abbey. Marjorie talks about her birth at the Rushen Abbey Hotel owned by her parents the Simcocks. She remembers growing up at the Abbey and working there as a young adult. She talks about tourists; tea dances; charabancs; staff; dance competitions; the jam factory; archaeology; Arthur Cubbon; Mrs Mizzen; the Mizzen twins and others.

Administration / Biographical History: Marjorie Walton (b.1910).

Language: English

Extent: 1 hr. 20 min. 15 sec.

Item name: digital audio tape

Collection: Sound Archive

Level: ITEM

ID number: SA 0419

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