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Cox, Harry Fred (1885–1971), farmworker and singer, was born on 27 March 1885 at Pennygate, Barton Turf, Norfolk, one of the thirteen children (nine of whom survived beyond infancy) of Robert Cox (1837–1929?), fisherman, wherryman, and farmworker, and his wife, Sarah Whittaker, known as Nobbs (1850–1946?)...

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Larner, Samuel James [Sam] (1878–1965), fisherman and folk-singer, was born at Winterton, Norfolk, on 18 October 1878, one of the nine children of George Ezra Larner (fl. 1855?–1920?), fisherman, and his wife, Jane Amelia Powles. From the age of eight he went on occasional trips to sea, and at thirteen he signed as ‘peggy’ (cabin boy) on the ...

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Pigg, Thomas William [Billy] (1902–1968), farmer and Northumbrian piper, was born on 24 January 1902 at Dilston Lodge, Hexham, Northumberland, the only child of John Robert Pigg (d. 1946) and his wife, Margaret Ann, née Wood (d. 1943), who were tenant farmers on ...