Leicester Oral History Archive
Speaker: Aylestone, - , Interviewee, ,
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Summary of interview item: Aylestone. Compilation of interview extracts recalling Aylestone in Leicester. Aylestone's history is detailed by a villager going back to its foundation. Further details of Aylestone as a village before, during and after the First World War and after the Second World War are given, referring to various landmarks and the transport serving the village. The Japanese Tea gardens are recalled, and their destruction. Memories of the river and events held there are remembered along with memories of the Church and National schools. Contributors to the compilation are: E. Dickens, W. Iliffe, E. Bentham, V. Hall, S. Jackson, J. Hayes and G. Saunders.
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Location: County: Leicestershire
Location: Town/Place: Leicester, Aylestone,
Periods Covered: 1900s, 1910s,1920s, 1930s, 1940s,
Recording Date: 1/1/1989
Playing time: 26 mins
Access Restrictions: Restricted Item Copyright: EMOHA
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