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500, CH/021/0138
Community History Collection

Speaker: Bryan, Mary, - , Interviewee, Female,
Speaker: Simpson, Pat, Interviewer, Female

Summary of interview item: Recalls "skin yard" opposite her house in Melton Road area of Leicester. Outlines family history, grandfather in 'fell-mongering' trade. Mentions holidays to Mablethorpe, "The Sleeping House" on Britannia Street. Recalls grandmother's tale of seeing the elephant man, shops. Comments on safety of area.
Place of birth: Leicester
Marital Status: Married, Children:
Father's Occupation:
Mother's Occupation:
Location: County: Leicestershire
Location: Town/Place: Leicester
Periods Covered: 1920s, 1930s
Language: English

Recording Date: 29/11/1993
Playing time:
Access Restrictions: Full clearance Item Copyright: CHLCL
Summary: Yes
Transcription: No
Copies: Yes
Cross Reference:

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