Introduction to the Oral Histories

by Bill Mitchell MBE

author and former editor of the Dalesman.

The Oral Histories of Long Preston

These recordings are the memories of residents of Long Preston about life in the village in earlier years and their working experiences. They talk about schooling, games they played, social occasions and their working lives.

Bill Mitchell ( Author and former editor of the Dalesman ) agreed to record an introduction to the Oral History Project;  you can listen to it below.

The menu on the left lists the available Oral History Recordings, in the order they were recorded, with the most recent at the top.  

Click on a name to go to that page. The longer recordings can be played in their entirety, or as Parts of around 10 minutes duration.

The Audio Player has the usual controls.