Arqueotex Project Collection
Speaker: Hall, Bert, 1917 - 0, Interviewee, Male, Hatter; Hosiery Dyer;
Speaker: Murray, R, Interviewer, Female
Summary of interview item: Comments on local rivalry between Hinckley, Leicestershire, and Nuneaton, Warwickshire. Mentions marriage celebrations. Talks about Christmas pranks in the hosiery trade, examining, discipline, inter-firm rivalry, pay, countering, outworking, hosiery 'Queen' contest, expansion of Hinckley, social life, excursions from Fludes and Bennet Brothers, clubs, 'Music While You Work' on radio, Methodist church.
Place of birth: Atherstone, Warwickshire
Marital Status: Married, Children:
Location: County: Leicestershire
Location: Town/Place: Hinckley
Periods Covered: 1930s, 1940s, 1950s, 1960s, 1970s
Recording Date: 10/3/1998
Playing time: 47 mins
Access Restrictions: Full clearance Item Copyright: ERDF Cult Herit Proj & N.Warwick & Hink College
Cross Reference: 1265
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