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1485, TA/02/252
Talking About Technology Collection

Speaker: Bailey, Maurice, 1926 - , Interviewee, Male, Electrician;
Speaker: Young, G., Interviewer, Male

Summary of interview item: Describes apprenticeship as electrician at Sewston Quarry, Leicestershire during the Second World War. Gives details of problems due to air raids, obtaining parts and lend lease. Mentions repairs to machinery, working at other quarries and workshops. Gives details of job change in 1969 to Park Gate Iron and Steel company, other quarries and move to Holwell works. Describes work at Holwell in detail including typical day. Mentions changes to industry by time he retired.
Place of birth: Sewston, Leicestershire
Marital Status: , Children:
Father's Occupation:
Mother's Occupation:
Location: County: Leicestershire
Location: Town/Place: Sewston
Periods Covered: 1940s, 1950s, 1960s, 1970s
Language: English

Recording Date: 26/3/2001
Playing time: 1 hr
Access Restrictions: Restricted Item Copyright: Bournemouth University
Summary: Yes
Transcription: No
Copies: yes
Cross Reference:

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