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Pete Salmon

Peter Salmon

Pete met Jolly Joe Marns when his computer support work was based at UKAEA (then, AERE Harwell) between 1982 to 1985 and he joined the side in 1984/85. He felt very under qualified as it seemed at that time that every other dancer had at least a PhD.

Peter played the violin from the age of 7 but never practised, though he did play for the West Glamorgan County Youth orchestra. He learnt his morris tunes from Joe who lent him original EFDS morris booklets and his dances from Charles Whitlock who was very exact and exacting. He sang a lot of dubious folk songs in the pub afterwards. The field based job at AEA continued for the best part of five years. Sometime towards the end of this period Peter stopped dancing with IWMM.

Peter left Oxfordshire in July 1989 to work in the City. He later danced with another Ring side (Spring Grove Morris) whilst working at Kingston University in Surrey. He sang in local folk clubs during this time. He met up with The Side at the Exeter Ring meeting in 1998. There he wore Tudor clothing to honour Will Kemps 'Nine Daies Wonder' of 1600. He has been a Tudor reenactor at Kentwell Hall in Suffolk for 15 years.

Following the period as a university employee, he then moved to Suffolk, got married for the second time and celebrated with a medieval banquet. He became a local government officer with Ipswich Borough Council until his early retirement in January 2005. He is, at present, a student learning Welsh, with the Open Universtity.

Peter is hoping to join a local (West Suffolk) morris side soon.

 

A
Steve Agnew
Dan Allen
Wayne Allen
Jon Ambidge
John Andrew
Tony Archer
Clifford Ashwin

B
Phil Bowden
Tom Bower
Elliott Brady
Adam
Brown

C
Phil Carmichael
Ian Castle
Terry Chivers
Brian Cooper
Simon Cooper
Richard Cox
Steve Cox

D
Ryan Davies
Stuart Dunbar

E
Keith Elmore
Brian `Dickie' Evans

G
Ian Gillingham
Alan Glashier
Bill Gregory
Matt Groves

H
Kevin Harris
Reg Hart
Steve Hart
Richard Heacock
Ian Hermon
Robin Hine
David Horwood
Derek Hunt

K
Crawford Kingsnorth
Andy Kurtzfeld
Darren Kurtzfeld
Nathan Kurtzfeld

L
Jim Lyne

M
Ben Mabbett
Joe Marns
James Mathews
John May
Michael McArdle

N
Geoff Neil

O
Brian O'Rourke
Jason O'Rourke
Simon O'Rourke


P
Tony Paddock
Colin Pearce
Graham Pearce
Daniel Pope
Vic Puddick

R
Dave Roberts
Tony Roberts

S
Pete Salmon
Simon Saunders
Paul Saveal
Tim Sheldon
Geoff Smith
Paul Smith
Dave Spray
Glyn Stanton
Trevor Stephens
Matthew Stevens

T
Mitchell Thomas
Mike Trought
Nick Tyndall

W
Leslie Wade
Mark Wade
Robert Ward
John Warren
Charles Whitlock
Bryan Wickham
Tony Wickham
Max Williams
Arthur Wright
 
 
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