Mantle Oral History Project
Speaker: Sawbridge, Wilfred, 1906 - , Interviewee, Male, Monumental mason: Royal Air Force;
Speaker: Noble, Len, Interviewer, Male
Summary of interview item: Describes in detail his apprenticeship as a monumental mason and the art of being a stone mason. Recalls his working life in detail, including the business of undertaking, funerals and monumental masonry.
Place of birth: Leicester, Leicestershire
Education: Narborough Road school, Leicester. Art school.
Marital Status: Married, Children: Sons: 1 Daughters: 4
Father's Occupation: Engine Driver LNER
Mother's Occupation: Domestic Service
Location: County: Leicestershire
Location: Town/Place: Leicester; Ellistown
Periods Covered: 1920s, 1930s, 1940s, 1950s, 1960s, 1970s.
Recording Date: 4/9/1987
Playing time: 1hr 10mins
Access Restrictions: Full clearance Item Copyright: EMOHA
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