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2259, WA/07
Wathes Collection

Speaker: Kempton, Janet, 1936 - 0, Interviewee, Female,
Speaker: Hyde, C, Interviewer, Male

Summary of interview item: Outlines family background, childhood memories of visiting grandfather's company, TH Wathes, Leicester. Thumbnail sketches of grandfather, TH Wathes, and father, HS Wathes. Comments on family attitudes to business. Mentions brief period working for company in advertising and sales, brief description of work, mention of aunt Elizabeth Wathes who was company accountant. Brief mention of Frigidaire franchise, father's social round. Talks about father's retirement.
Place of birth: Leicester
Marital Status: Married, Children:
Father's Occupation: Businessman
Mother's Occupation:
Location: County: Leicestershire
Location: Town/Place: Leicester
Periods Covered: 1940s, 1950s, 1960s
Language: English

Recording Date: 17/10/2002
Playing time: 1 hr 8 mins
Access Restrictions: Full clearance Item Copyright: EMOHA
Summary: Yes
Transcription: No
Copies: Yes
Cross Reference:

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