[East Midlands Oral History Archive logo]


[Link to: new search] [Link to request a recording] [Link to: contact the cataloguer]


17, MA200/017/017
Mantle Oral History Project

Speaker: Robinson, C., 1908 - , Interviewee, Male, Hairdresser; Army, Tank driver.
Speaker: Noble,L., Interviewer, Male

Summary of interview item: Describes his early life, father's family and brief history of Hugglescote, includes schooldays and Sunday school. Recalls childhood games, Hugglescote Wakes and other pastimes, including cycling and cycling holidays. Also describes his first job in a barber's shop as a lather boy and continues with his training and work as a hairdresser for 60 years. Describes other shops and the roads in the village. Recalls his Army service during the Second World War in the North African desert, Italy and Holland.
Place of birth: Hugglescote, Leicestershire
Education: Church of England school.
Marital Status: Married, Children: Sons: 2
Father's Occupation: Construction
Mother's Occupation: Housewife
Location: County: Leicestershire
Location: Town/Place: Huggelscote
Periods Covered: 1920s, 1930s, 1940s, 1950s
Language: English

Recording Date: 15/10/1987
Playing time:
Access Restrictions: Full clearance Item Copyright: EMOHA
Summary: Yes
Transcription: No
Copies: yes
Cross Reference:

Page Automatically Generated

Use the browser's back button to return to the previous screen.


Last updated: 08/05/02
East Midland Oral History Archive Web maintainer
This document has been approved by the head of department or section.