Community History Collection
Speaker: Massey, Bridget, - 0, Interviewee, Female,
Speaker: Mills, J, Interviewer, Female
Summary of interview item: Interview with sister, Maureen Randle. Brief description of home in West Bond Street, leicester, and parent's work at Fielding and Johnson hosiery factory. Mention of local bakers, greengrocers, Christmas at Co-op, 'Charlie No Legs' who sold hot potatoes. General conversation covering variety of shops, people, events in West Bond Street and High Street area, such as school, Dixie Arms pub and boxers, local prostitutes, Co-op, bookies, elephant at Dixie Arms, local canteens. Part of a series of interviews about the High Street.
Place of birth:
Marital Status: , Children:
Father's Occupation: Stoker
Mother's Occupation: Hosiery Comber
Location: County: Leicestershire
Location: Town/Place: Leicester
Periods Covered: 1940s, 1950s, 1960s
Recording Date: 18/3/1997
Playing time: 1 hr 4 mins
Access Restrictions: Full clearance Item Copyright: CHCL
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