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1188, LO/535/485
Leicester Oral History Archive Collection

Speaker: Wilkins, Kathleen, 1915 - , Interviewee, Female,
Speaker: Johnson, R, Interviewer, Female

Summary of interview item: Outlines family background in Sileby, Leicestershire. Mentions father helping with washing, how house was lit, meals. Briefly mentions local undertaker, church, starting work at hosiery factory, not liking Americans during Second World War, local shops.
Place of birth: Sileby, Leicestershire
Marital Status: , Children:
Father's Occupation: Farm labourer
Mother's Occupation: Hosiery worker
Location: County: Leicestershire
Location: Town/Place: Sileby
Periods Covered: 1920s, 1930s, 1940s, 1950s
Language: English

Recording Date: 12/4/1989
Playing time: 45 mins
Access Restrictions: Full clearance Item Copyright: EMOHA
Summary: Yes
Transcription: No
Copies: yes
Cross Reference: LO/539/489

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