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1370, WS/007/6/B
Walnut Street

Speaker: Hickling, A, 1931 - 0, Interviewee, Female,
Speaker: Hyde, C, Interviewer, Male

Summary of interview item: Joint interview with WS/007/6/A. Describes homes on Victoria Street and Aylestone Street, Leicester. Discusses with fellow interviewee local housing, buying 'on tick' at shops, factory work, parks, pubs, clubs, cinema, church, Freemans Common allotments, characters, celebrations, Filbert Street football stadium, health. Recalls moving to new house on Eyres Monsell estate, 1954, describes the estate. Anecdote of aunt refusing to leave home until demands for new home met during slum clearances of 1960s, 1970s.
Place of birth: Leicester
Education: Hazel Street school, Narborough Road school
Marital Status: Married, Children:
Father's Occupation:
Mother's Occupation:
Location: County: Leicestershire
Location: Town/Place: Leicester
Periods Covered: 1930s, 1940s, 1950s, 1960s, 1970s
Language: English

Recording Date: 6/6/1994
Playing time: 2 hrs
Access Restrictions: Full clearance Item Copyright: EMOHA
Summary: Yes
Transcription: No
Copies: Yes
Cross Reference: WS/007/6/A

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