Community History Collection
Speaker: Bates, Pat and Father, - , Interviewee, ,
Speaker: Hogge, John, Interviewer, Male
Summary of interview item: Pat Bates describes houses, shops, factories during 40s and 50s in Bonners Lane/York Road area of Leicester. Mentions Pentonville, the Alderman pub, Donald Jones factory, Jonny Duncan's pub, Stibbes factory, St Andrews infants school, Co-op, Glassworks. Dad describes life in area.Talks about Corn Merchants, animals kept there. They talk about community life, games, the "Penny Shop", poor standard of living, salaries, television, religion.
Place of birth: Leicester
Marital Status: , Children:
Mother's Occupation: Hosiery worker
Location: County: Leicestershire
Location: Town/Place: Leicester
Periods Covered: 1940s, 1950s,
Recording Date: 26/1/1994
Playing time: 1hr
Access Restrictions: Full clearance Item Copyright: CHLCL
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