Social dancer from High-Newton-in-Cartmel, Westmorland, living in Haverthwaite at the time he was interviewed.  Born 1883.

He was a pupil of Tommy Stainton from Backbarrow, and attended his classes in about 1887. In about 1889 Old Jos Robinson from Cartmel taught in the area for a few years and he, and his sister, went to these classes also.  After that Alf Robinson also taught there for a short time.

Information derived from an interview by Tom Flett with Anthony Leak on  29 August 1962 (and original notes of the same date) and a further  undated interview.

 

Flett, Tomcorrespondence 1962

  1. Letter to Mr Leak/Mr Longhorn, 7 October 1962