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2331, NH/07
Natural Heroes

Speaker: Dixon, Hugh, 1934 - 0, Interviewee, Male, Accountant
Speaker: Hyde, C, Interviewer, Male

Summary of interview item: Recalls how interest in natural history, particularly bird watching, began at University in Cambridge. Member of Leicestershire and Rutland Ornithological Society. Describes involvement with Leicestershire and Rutland Wildlfe Trust (LRWT) as chairman and treasurer. Chroncles brief history of the LRWT after recent fiftieth anniversary and his role in gaining a partnership with Anglian Water for the area surrounding Rutland Water. Brief description of trip to Guadalquivir, Spain. Various trips to other countries to observe birds and other wildlife.
Place of birth: Leicester
Education: Cambridge University
Marital Status: , Children:
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Location: County: Leicestershire
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Periods Covered: 1950s, 1960s, 1970s, 1980s, 1990s, 2000s

Recording Date: 1/8/2007
Playing time: 1 hr 9 mins
Access Restrictions: Full Consent Item Copyright: LCC
Summary: Yes
Transcription: No
Copies: Yes
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