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Alfred Williams

Alfred Williams

Alfred Williams (1877-1930)

Born at South Marston on 7 February 1877, Alfred Williams was barely five years old when his father walked out on his mother, forcing her to move Alfred and relocate his six siblings locally. Rudimentary schooling increasingly gave way to the need to work on local farms to help support his ailing family. This situation eventually necessitated a move for better paid work at the Great Western Railway's giant works in Swindon. In spite of the arduous and soul destroying nature of his new occupation, Alfred compensated by educating himself and beginning to explore his creative urges.

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AW Alfred Williams Folk Song Collection

 

Alfred Williams Folk Song Collection

Alfred Williams Manuscript Collection (AW)
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AW/1 Alfred Williams Collection Bundle 1: Berkshire and other papers  

 

Alfred Williams Collection Bundle 1: Berkshire and other papers

Alfred Williams Manuscript Collection (AW/1)
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AW/2 Alfred Williams Collection Bundle 2: Gloucestershire  

 

Alfred Williams Collection Bundle 2: Gloucestershire

Alfred Williams Manuscript Collection (AW/2)
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AW/3 Alfred Williams Collection Bundle 3: Oxfordshire Songs  

 

Alfred Williams Collection Bundle 3: Oxfordshire Songs

Alfred Williams Manuscript Collection (AW/3)
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AW/5 Alfred Williams Collection Bundle 5: Miscellaneous  

 

Alfred Williams Collection Bundle 5: Miscellaneous

Alfred Williams Manuscript Collection (AW/5)
First Line: Adieu my native land, adieu
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Place: England
Collector: Williams, Alfred
Roud No: 13891

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