Clog dancer from Colne, Lancashire.
Interviewed by Julian Pilling in 1959. Learned to dance from Jackie Smith of Blackburn who was the champion Lancashire Heel and Toe and Pedestal dancer. he used to perform with the Great Horwood Jazz Ban at carnivals. Unfortunately he was wounded in WW1 and was, after that, unable to dance.
Information from Pilling, J., “The Lancashire Clog Dance”, Folk Music Journal, 1.3, 158-179.