Community History Collection
Speaker: Copeland, Herbert, 1923 - , Interviewee, Male, Builder and Contractor
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Summary of interview item: Describes childhood home in Oxford Street, now business office. Recalls Rowsells shoe factory, Bonners Lane, Wallace Wrights engineers. Mentions Bishop Bonners Palace. Recalls tripe shop, pawnbrokers, Pentonville, pubs, shops. Describes "Twissle and Twine". Mentions bakehouse, Bowling Green pub, housing, destructor, rough area, mentions a murder. Recounts story of John Bagster, poacher. Comments negatively on request to have his premises listed, talks of re-development. Contains hand drawn maps. Please note this is a written account, not an audio recording.
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Periods Covered: 1930s, 1940s, 1950s, 1960s
Access Restrictions: No consent form Item Copyright: CHLCL
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