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1376, WS/013/12/A
Walnut Street

Speaker: Cartledge, Sheila, 1938 - 0, Interviewee, Female,
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. Reflect on perception of area now.
Place of birth:
Marital Status: Married, Children:
Father's Occupation:
Mother's Occupation:
Location: County: Leicestershire
Location: Town/Place: Leicester
Periods Covered: 1960s
Language: English

Recording Date: 2/8/1994
Playing time:
Access Restrictions: No copyright Item Copyright: EMOHA
Summary: Yes
Transcription: No
Copies: Yes
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