1925. A Staithes Man

..Interested in archaeology, he had been busy digging at a Roman camp with W.H. whom he seemed delighted to tease and mystify. One day he told W.H. that it would rain. He knew for certain but refused to give reasons. Whilst at work they were accosted by a farmer who hailed the Staithes man with the news that the curlews were calling for rain, whereupon W.H. was enlightened.

A Man of the Moors. Extracts from the diaries and letters of Frank Elgee.

Edited by Harriet W. Elgee

Roseberry Publications 1991

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