Community History Collection
Speaker: Spencer, Eddie, - 0, Interviewee, Male,
Speaker: , Interviewer,
Summary of interview item: Interview with wife. Discuss career of wife's father who was fireman in Leicester at Rutland Street depot. Anecdotes of day trips to Skegness, of meeting wife at tennis courts on Victoria Park, marrying in 1933. Talk about leisure, mentioning Opera House, dances at fire station. Recall various stalls at Leicester Market. Mention of school at St George's Church, joining army in 1939 and seeing action in Europe.
Place of birth:
Marital Status: Married, Children:
Location: County: Leicestershire
Location: Town/Place: Leicester
Periods Covered: 1920s, 1930s, 1940s, 1950s
Recording Date: 15/4/1993
Playing time: 1 hr 30 mins
Access Restrictions: Full clearance Item Copyright: CHCL
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