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637, EE/09/10
Ethnic Elders Collection

Speaker: Sissodia, Parvatbhai, 1937 - , Interviewee, Male, Factory Worker;
Speaker: Singh, R, Interviewer, Female

Summary of interview item: Recalls childhood and family life in Porbundar, India and move to Uganda with his father, at 14 years old. Recalls schooling and farming. Mentions return to India to marry and return to Uganda. Describes having to leave Uganda and separation from his wife and family. Describes arrival in England and coming to Leicester. Talks about unemployment and work as a machine operator at Corahs factory.
Place of birth: Porbundar, India
Marital Status: Married, Children:
Father's Occupation:
Mother's Occupation:
Location: County: Leicestershire
Location: Town/Place: Leicester
Periods Covered: 1940s, 1950s, 1960s, 1970s
Language: Gujarati

Recording Date: 14/4/1999
Playing time: 36 mins
Access Restrictions: No consent Item Copyright: EMOHA
Summary: Yes
Transcription: Yes
Copies: yes
Cross Reference:

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