Mantle Oral History Project
Speaker: Johnson, Percy, 1905 - , Interviewee, Male, Farming, waggoner; Coal miner;
Speaker: Cooper, Norman., Interviewer, Male
Summary of interview item: Recalls growing up in Ibstock, including different experiences at school and time spent working or avoiding school as a child. Describes food eaten and local characters he encountered as a child. Mentions work as a waggoner, and farming. Recalls pastimes, being a church warden, courting and eventual marriage.
Place of birth:
Education: Ibstock school.
Marital Status: Married, Children: Sons: 2 Daughters: 2
Father's Occupation: Miner
Location: County: Leicestershire
Location: Town/Place: Ibstock; Barton
Periods Covered: 1910s; 1920s; 1930s;
Recording Date: 28/8/1987
Access Restrictions: Full clearance Item Copyright: EMOHA
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