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1224, CH/137
Community History Collection

Speaker: Lee, Adrian (Frank), 1965 - 0, Interviewee, Male, Butcher shop proprietor
Speaker: , Interviewer,

Summary of interview item: Gives brief history of family firm of butchers in Leicester from 1923 in Charnwwod Street to current site in Leicester Market. Describes conditions on market when young, changes in city centre. Recalls being taught trade by grandfather, wholesalers at Freemans Common, busy periods, buying at Fat Stock Show. Comments on decline in city centre shopping, being own boss, change in age of customers. Gives opinion on current expansion of market. Comments on changes in eating habits, lack of confidence in beef due to BSE.
Place of birth:
Marital Status: , Children:
Father's Occupation: Butcher
Mother's Occupation:
Location: County: Leicestershire
Location: Town/Place: Leicester
Periods Covered: 1970s, 1980s, 1990s
Language: English

Recording Date: 8/6/1998
Playing time: 25 mins
Access Restrictions: No consent Item Copyright: CHCL
Summary: Yes
Transcription: No
Copies: Yes
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