David Fisher

A conversation with David Fisher about St. John's.

Born in 1953 David Fisher's conversation ranges over his childhood home on Pretoria Terrace in St. John's, manx family and community life in the 1950s, the old railway line, the old St. John's School, Sunday School and its outings, Tynwald Day (and his own protest there in 1974), the archaeologist Sheila Cregeen, hop-tu-naa and other calendar customs, the beginnings of the Manx language and cultural revival, and how much the village has changed since then.

Interviews

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  • David Fisher interview about St. John's

More Photos

  • Paul and David Fisher with their mother, Pretoria Terrace, St. John's
  • Paul and David Fisher with their father, Pretoria Terrace, St. John's
  • Paul and David Fisher at Pretoria Terrace, St. John's
  • Paul and David Fisher at Pretoria Terrace, St. John's
  • David Fisher and friends dressed for Mock Tynwald, at St. John's School
  • Paul and David Fisher, choirboys at St. John's church
  • Paul and David Fisher dressed for mock Tynwald at St. John's School
  • David Fisher (left) and friends
  • St. John's train station
  • David Fisher
  • David Fisher
  • Tynwald Day protest, 1974