Clog dancer from Field Head. B. c.1914
Started dancing age 8, taught by James Howson. His brother Alex Edgar also danced.
Classes held at Flookburgh Village Hall, Hollow Club, Field Boughton and Grange-over-Sand concurrently. Adult class followed juvenile class. Howson’s wife or daughter played the piano. Classes taught by the quarter at the cost of 12/6. He also ran balls which Harold was able to describe.
Dances recalled were:
He was able to teach the following clog steps::
Single Shuffle, Double shuffle, Sidestep, Knock-Toe-Heel, Swivelling Crunch, Short Sidestep, Hagworm Crawl, Crow Walk.
- Letter to Mr Edgar, 7 October 1962