Essex Ballads by J. London of Collier Row, Romford
Level: Category
Sound Archive
Level: Fonds
Scope and Content:
Four ballads sung or spoken in dialect: 'Wi' is Owd Cadepowt' (catapult), 'Owd Rat-Tayled Tinker from Owd Lunnon Town' and 'Dingie ' underd ghoosts O'Alloween' (listen above) are in the Essex dialect; 'The Queen Bee and Me in the Residency' is, supposedly, in the Australian dialect.
Dates of Creation:
After 1920
12 minutes
Related Unit of Description:
For a photograph showing the deposit of the recordings at the Essex Record Office in 1957, see C/DR 6/70.

See SA 24/221/3 for a transcript of the recordings.

Key terms

TypeKey termsDescription
Subjects Dialects Essex Ballads by J London, after 1920
Subjects Music Essex Ballads by J London, After 1920
Document Types Sound recording Essex Ballads by J London, after 1920