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1256, AT/08
Arqueotex Project Collection

Speaker: Skelton, Nellie, - 0, Interviewee, Female, Hosiery worker
Speaker: Murray, R, Interviewer, Female

Summary of interview item: Talks about work in hosiery trade from age 14, work during Second World War, pay, hours. Mentions trips to Birmingham and Leicester, 'basting' tops of black stockings, XL machines, outings to seaside, savings, church and Sunday school, concerts, the Hall family, May Poles, being on the dole, Sunday evening in Hinckley, errands at work, working Saturday morning.
Place of birth:
Marital Status: , Children:
Father's Occupation:
Mother's Occupation:
Location: County: Leicestershire
Location: Town/Place: Hinckley
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Language: English

Recording Date: 6/6/1998
Playing time: 1 hr 13 mins
Access Restrictions: Restricted Item Copyright: ERDF Cult Herit Proj & N.Warwick & Hink College
Summary: Yes
Transcription: No
Copies: Yes
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