Speaker: Cartledge, Len, 1936 - 0, Interviewee, Male, Electricity Board, various
Speaker: Hyde, C, Interviewer, Male
Summary of interview item: Describes how got house, attitude to area when lived in Walnut Street, Leicester in 1960s. Anecdotes about Fisher's tripe shop. Mention of local shops, crime, factories, air quality, housing - particularly '1 up 1 downs'. Talks briefly about pubs as social centres, landlords as money lenders. Describes why left area, changes witnessed, slum clearance of 1960s. Anecdote of sister moving to St Andrews estate, not liking it. Reflects on perception of area now.
Place of birth:
Marital Status: Married, Children:
Location: County: Leicestershire
Location: Town/Place: Leicester
Periods Covered: 1960s
Recording Date: 2/8/1994
Access Restrictions: No copyright Item Copyright: EMOHA
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