Mick Holder shepherd Forest of Dean, secretary Commoners Association (pt1)

Holder, Mick and Deeks, Roger (2016) Mick Holder shepherd Forest of Dean, secretary Commoners Association (pt1). [Audio] (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Mick Holder is an established commoner who has run large flocks of sheep for many years. He is also a businessman and secretary of the Commoners Association. He has had interested in haulage and coal distribution. He was born in Cinderford. He has worked tirelessly to maintain the tradition of commoning in the Forest of Dean. He is a member of the Sheep Liaison Group, a multi-agency group that addresses local issues and that established the Responsible Shepherding Agreement. He has also a point of contact for sheep related issues and runs a call out service for sheep related problems that is widely appreciated. Chris, his wife is very active on the farm and with shepherding. They live at Pleasant View Farm, Blaize Bailey with panoramic views over the Severn Estuary (2016).

Item Type: Audio
Uncontrolled Keywords: Forest of Dean, Commoners, Commoning, Sheep
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GF Human ecology. Anthropogeography
G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GT Manners and customs
S Agriculture > SF Animal culture
Divisions: Schools and Research Institutes > School of Media > Music and Media
Depositing User: Jason Griffiths
Date Deposited: 06 Sep 2016 11:31
Last Modified: 06 Sep 2016 11:31
URI: http://eprints.glos.ac.uk/id/eprint/3782

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