Kegworth Museum Collection
Speaker: Smith, Harold, 1921 - 0, Interviewee, Male, Co-op shop manager
Speaker: Moore, B, Interviewer, Female
Summary of interview item: Brief anecdote of butcher's lad falling off flood boards at Kegworth, Leicestershire. Mentions being delivery boy in Old Sawley, visiting Co-operative [Co-op] shops in Long Eaton [Nottinghamshire] area. Describes Kegworth Co-op shop, goods sold, deliveries, storage, Christmas decorations, the manager Mr Pegg, rationing during Second World War, dividends, anecdote about dropping eggs. Very brief mention of meat for Kegworth carnival. Lists places worked.
Place of birth: Beeston, Nottinghamshire
Education: To age 14
Marital Status: , Children:
Father's Occupation: Co-op butcher
Location: County: Leicestershire, Nottinghamshire
Location: Town/Place: Kegworth, Long Eaton
Periods Covered: 1920s, 1930s, 1940s, 1950s
Recording Date: 5/7/2003
Access Restrictions: Full clearance Item Copyright: Kegworth Museum
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