Mantle Oral History Project
Speaker: Anon., 1912 - , Interviewee, Female, Domestic Service, laundry maid;
Speaker: Geary, John, Interviewer, Male
Summary of interview item: Description of early years as foster child, followed by life in a children's home in Lincoln. Detail of food, recreation, general routine and strict conditions in the home and work in the laundry. Continues with life in domestic service at Coleorton Hall as a laundry maid, describing spare time, shopping, clothes, attending the Methodist church and entertainment.
Place of birth: Rotherham, Yorkshire
Education: Ferram Road school, Rotherham, Yorkshire
Marital Status: Married, Children: Daughter: 1
Location: County: Lincolnshire, Leicestershire
Location: Town/Place: Coleorton
Periods Covered: 1910s,1920s, 1930s, 1940s, 1950s,
Recording Date: 18/2/1987
Access Restrictions: Name withheld Item Copyright: EMOHA
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