Evans, Joe


Collection date: Jul 1914

Area: Oxfordshire

Joe Evans of Eynsham Morris: age 54, 3 morris tunes played on the penny whistle on 3 Jly 1914: Evans played ‘Constant Will’, ‘Nutting Girl’ and ‘The Girl I left behind me’ (FT1977-9). Click vwml link above:

Joseph Evans was born Apr qr 1860 (3a 578), 5th child of William Evans, agricultural labourer and his wife Jane. He married Rebecca Ayers on 31/3/1883 at Eynsham. Neither could sign their names. They had 11 children. Joe was a ‘haytier’ in the 1901 and 1911 censuses. He was buried at Eynsham church 6/11/1926.

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