Getting from A to B
The fieldworkers travelled around the country using various means. These ranged from push bikes to a BSA Bantam motorcycle, a Land Rover, a Jowett van and a caravan.
On the road: the life of a dialect fieldworker
Do you enjoy travelling and meeting new people? Do you have an unquenchable thirst for tea? If so, you may be just what Harold Orton was looking for when he formed his team of dialect fieldworkers to gather information for the original Survey of English Dialects.