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2326, NH/02
Natural Heroes

Speaker: Bradshaw, Howard, 1930 - 0, Interviewee, Male, Leicester Infirmary
Speaker: Hyde, C, Interviewer, Male

Summary of interview item: Describes interest in natural history. Founder member of the Leicester Natural History Society in 1961. Outlines education. Outlines secondary education and early jobs unrelated to natural history. Describes passion for natural history and various episodes of searching the Leicestershire countryside to identify and record various forms of wildlife including bees, birds and insects. Makes numerous references to locations such as Freemen's Common, Leicester and Glooston where particular forms of wildlife can no longer be found including orchids and partridge.
Place of birth: Leicester
Education: To Secondary School Level
Marital Status: , Children:
Father's Occupation:
Mother's Occupation:
Location: County: Leicestershire
Location: Town/Place: Leicester
Periods Covered: 1950s, 1960s, 1970s, 1980s.

Recording Date: 19/7/2007
Playing time: 1 hr 8 mins
Access Restrictions: Full Consent Item Copyright: LCC
Summary: Yes
Transcription: No
Copies: Yes
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