Home

John Vincent Shepherd


John Shepherd was born in Long Preston in 1918. The village was his home for 40 years before moving to Scarborough, where he has recently celebrated his 90th birthday.


Part A:  Memories of childhood, family life and schooldays. Buying the shop on Main Street.


Part B:  Working after leaving school. Talking about his military service, meeting and marrying his wife. Running the shop and the move to Scarborough.


Part C:  Memories of life in the village, transport, festivities and entertainment.


Part D:  The Baptist Church and tales of being the secretary.


Recorded: July 2008

To hear these recording:

     click on the      Play button in the player.

The controls are the usual:

          Prev’ - Play - Pause - Stop - Next  buttons and a Slider for volume.


The longer recordings can be played as a whole,

 or as Parts of around 10 minutes duration.

Select a Part by clicking on it in the play list, that appears below the controls.

If there are more than three parts then a scroll bar is shown at the side of the play list.


You can also click on the time bar to go forward
 or backward in the current part of the recording.