Mantle Oral History Project
Speaker: Burns, Sheila, 1931 - , Interviewee, Female, Dietician
Speaker: Carswell, J., Interviewer, Female
Summary of interview item: Recalls her childhood and family life as a doctor's daughter. Talks about her father's work as a General Practitioner in Coalville (Dr Andrew Hamilton), his Scottish background, support for local shops and schools and Coalville in general. Describes in detail her father's practice, the hours he worked and his dislike of the National Health Service (NHS). Also recalls her father scouting for Leicester City Football Club. Comments on her schooling, domestic help at home and bombing during the Second World War.
Place of birth: Coalville, Leicestershire
Education: Private school; Bridge Road school; Coalville grammar school. College in Glasgow
Marital Status: Married, Children:
Father's Occupation: Doctor
Location: County: Leicestershire
Location: Town/Place: Coalville
Periods Covered: 1930s, 1940s, 1950s, 1960s, 1970s 1980s
Recording Date: 15/8/1991
Access Restrictions: Full clearance Item Copyright: EMOHA
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