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401, LO/021/C21
Leicester Oral History Archive

Speaker: Leicester Trams, - , Interviewee, , Tram driver; Tram conductor;
Speaker: , Interviewer,

Summary of interview item: Leicester Trams. Compilation of interview extracts recalling trams in Leicester in the first half of the 20th century. The first horse drawn trams in Leicester are recalled as well as the laying of tramlines and arrival of electric trams. Descriptions of working on the trams, passengers and various incidents. The contributors to this tape are: Mrs Bailey, Mr Draper, Mrs Gamble, Mr Joiner, Mr Morris, Mr Parker, Mr Smith, Mr Bell, Mrs Folwell, Mr Braker, Mrs Timpson, Mrs Harrison, Mr Mansell, Mr Nicholls, Mr Pilgrim.
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Location: County: Leicestershire
Location: Town/Place: Leicester
Periods Covered: 1900s, 1910s,1920s, 1930s, 1940s, 1950s
Language: English

Recording Date: 1/1/1989
Playing time: 28 mins
Access Restrictions: Restricted Item Copyright: EMOHA
Summary: Yes
Transcription: No
Copies: yes
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