Fenland Storytellers – Brief Biographies

The first of the potted biographies on Lincolnshire and Cambridgeshire Folklorists, Folk-tale collectors and storytellers is W.H. Barrett whose recollection of Fenland stories, folklore and his own life, led to the publication of the following books-

Barrett, W H (1963) Tales from the Fens

Barrett, W H (1964) More Tales from the Fens

Barrett, W H (1965) A Fenman's Story

Barrett, W H & Garrod, R P (1976) East Anglian Folklore and other tales

Barrett also contibuted much information to

Porter, E (1969) Cambridgeshire Customs & Folklore