Local residents would like to record their stories. More names and contact details are needed for this project please.
A series of recordings could be put online, made into a CD, and/or a book could be written.
If you know anyone who would like to participate in this new Starcross oral history project to record memories, please send details to
We don't mind if the memories are local, or from further afield: wartime or peacetime stories; life as a soldier or as a skilled worker; andchildhood memories.
As well as the interviewees, we need interviewers and recording experts. If you would like to have a go at interviewing, or you would be able to edit the recordings, also please contact the above email.
Preserving audio records
Vint Cerf, vice-president of Google,
|Vint Cerf photo by Murdo Macleod|
The British Library are concerned about the deterioration and potential for loss of audio material old
|Edison 'concert' wax cylinders in the collections of the British Library|
They conducted a survey which ended on 31st May 2015. They have created a directory of UK sound collections