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1406, EM/072
EMOHA project

Speaker: Keyworth, Anne, 1933 - 0, Interviewee, Female, Teacher
Speaker: Brown, C, Interviewer, Female

Summary of interview item: Describes how father moved from Brynkinalt colliery, Wales, to Creswell, Derbyshire after General Strike of 1926. Relates parents' stories of police and union officials during General Strike, reaction of local people to Welsh incomers. Describes terraced homes in Creswell, including 'new model village'. Talks about father's work at Firbeck colliery, joining brass band, leaving pit to be musician in London. Anecdotes about Creswell, mother's work in Lyon's factory in London, Creswell Crags, Saturday dances and relationships in Creswell, the introduction of the Charleston dance.
Place of birth: Brentford
Marital Status: Widowed, Children:
Father's Occupation:
Mother's Occupation:
Location: County: Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire
Location: Town/Place: Firbeck, Creswell
Periods Covered: 1920s, 1930s, 1940s, 1950s
Language: English

Recording Date: 8/4/2003
Playing time: 53 mins
Access Restrictions: Full clearance Item Copyright: EMOHA
Summary: Yes
Transcription: No
Copies: Yes
Cross Reference: EM/040, EM/045, EV/009

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