Collection date: Sept 1922
Joseph Alcock at Sibford Gower (1844-1925): age 78, 15 songs on 15/17 Sept 1922 FT4908ff: Sibford Gower is a village 6 miles W of Banbury. Sharp thought it was in Warwickshire but it is in Oxfordshire. Joseph Alcock lived his whole life in Sibford Gower and could just recall a morris side there c1850.
Joseph Alcock was baptised on 13/10/1844 at Sibford church, 3rd child of Decimus Alcock, labourer and his wife Elizabeth. He never married and lived always with his older brother William. He died October qr 1925 (Banbury 3a 1307).