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Payne, William H

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Gender: Male

William H.Payne and family outside 64 Bloomfield Road, Gloucester, date unknown. Photo: Peter Kennedy Collection

William H. Payne aged 68 sang The Bitter Withy to Maud Karpeles and Pat Shaw on 22 August 1952 at 64 Bloomfield Road, Gloucester. He stated that he had learnt the song from his father who had died 15 years previously at the age of 73. He used to live at Bromsash, Herefordshire.

William H Payne and Ellen A. Payne were noted in the electoral registers as living at 64 Bloomfield Road, Gloucester in 1962, 1964 and 1966. If Ellen was his wife they may have been the William H Payne and Ellen A Powell who were married in the third quarter of 1936 in Hereford.

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