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515, EM/011
EMOHA Project

Speaker: Gill, Lesley, 1951 - 0, Interviewee, Female,
Speaker: Hyde, C, Interviewer, Male

Summary of interview item: Describes a variety of childhood games, including skipping games, ball games, dressing up. Recalls being upset at not being allowed to play with boys when family moved to Leicester. Describes pot doll taken to doll hospital in Leicester, mother's distaste for American dolls such as Barbie. Brief memories of playing by pond when lived in Wigston, 'croggies' (lift on bike), playground games, liking pop stars such as Cliff Richard, attending Wigston youth club.
Place of birth: Newark
Education: Belper Street Infants; Rushy Mead; Catherine Street, Water Leys; Guthlaxton Grammar
Marital Status: Married, Children:
Father's Occupation:
Mother's Occupation:
Location: County: Leicestershire
Location: Town/Place: Leicester, Wigston
Periods Covered: 1950s, 1960s
Language: English

Recording Date: 11/2/2002
Playing time: 30 mins
Access Restrictions: Full clearance Item Copyright: EMOHA
Summary: Yes
Transcription: No
Copies: Yes
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