Mantle Oral History Project
Speaker: Hooper, Charles, 1901 - 1989, Interviewee, Male, Coal miner; Farming; Building; Railways.
Speaker: Noble, L., Interviewer, Male
Summary of interview item: Recalls childhood, in particular games and work. Talks about the jobs he had in mining, on a farm and on the railways, during the Second World War. Describes learning woodwork at Technical school, as an adult. Remembers what life was like in Bardon.
Place of birth: Bardon, Leicestershire.
Education: Bardon Church of England school.
Marital Status: Married, Children: Daughters: 2
Father's Occupation: unknown
Mother's Occupation: housewife
Location: County: Leicestershire
Location: Town/Place: Bardon
Periods Covered: 1900s,1910s,1920s, 1930,s1940s.
Recording Date: 6/8/1988
Access Restrictions: No signed consent Item Copyright:
Cross Reference: see MA200/035/035
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