George Watson

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George Henry Watson's book is an undated manuscript book measuring 25 x 15.5cm whose corners and spine are leather bound.

The inside cover pages are ascribed G.H.Watson - Swanton Abbott which is a village two and a half miles south west of North Walsham in Norfolk.

Researcher George Frampton accumulated the following information:

Skeyton Baptism Register (PD 147/3(S)).

3 July 1859 George Henry son of Richard Watson, labourer and Mary Watson of Skeyton

Swanton Abbott Marriage Register 1813 - 1867 (PD 146/4(S))\

7 August 1883 George Henry Watson, of full age, bachelor of Skeyton, brickmaker and Mary Knights of full age, spinster of Swanton Abbott.

George's father is given as Richard Watson, labourer and Mary's as John Knights, mason. The signature in the register closely matches the signature in the manuscript book.

The tunes were transcribed into abc code by musician Taz Tarry and appear on the Village Music Project] web site here.