Item BCA - 2020.2342 - Fiddler Bertie Clarke

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BCA - 2020.2342

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Fiddler Bertie Clarke

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  • 1940s (Creation)

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Although Bertie Clarke did not live in Bampton, he sometimes helped out by playing at Whitsun for the Morris dancers. Jamie Wheeler informed the Archive ...

"Bertie Clarke (1877-1958)lived in Carterton. I think he was a post He was bought in to play for the old, or original, side in 1926 as replacement for Jingy Wells who had fallen out with the side. He continued to play, often with Sam Bennett (d1951), through to 1938 after which the old side ceased to exist. In the meantime Jingy Wells had formed his own side from 1927 and this side prevented the tradition from dying out. Jingy's retirement, in 1948, left the side without a musician. Arnold Woodley and his brother Frank went to see Clarke and managed to persuade him to make a comeback. He played from 1949 until 1958 when he died aged 81. Very important man in the history of the Morris who is often overlooked."

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