Frank Hinchcliffe

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West Yorkshire
DiedMarch 15, 1995
  • Folk singer
  • Farmer

Frank Hinchcliffe (1923 - March 15, 1995) was an English folk singer and farmer.[1]

He was born in Holme in West Yorkshire.[2] In 1976 he was recorded by Mike Yates and Ruairidh and Alvina Greig. In 1977 his album In Sheffield Park was released. Ian Russell described him as 9ne of the finest traditional English singers "heard since the advent of sound recording."[1]

Hinchcliffe performed at the National Folk Festival at Sutton Bonington in 1978, 1987, and 1990.[1]


  • In Sheffield Park: Traditional Songs from South Yorkshire(1977)[3]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Russell, Ian (1995). "Frank Hinchliffe 1923-1995". Folk Music Journal. 7 (1): 122–124. JSTOR 4522534 – via JSTOR.
  2. "Frank Hinchcliffe interview, part 04 - Reg Hall English, Irish and Scottish Folk Music and Customs Collection - World and traditional music | British Library - Sounds".
  3. In Sheffield Park

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