Ethnic Elders Collection
Speaker: Patel, Thakorbhai, 1936 - , Interviewee, Male, Motel Owner;
Speaker: Singh, R., Interviewer, Female
Summary of interview item: Joint interview with wife Manjuben Thakorbhai. Husband recalls childhood and early life in Bhavasar, India, including school and games played. Mentions respect for elders and teachers. Describes coming to Leicester in 1956 and work in timber factory. Mentions return to India to marry in 1960. Describes move to the United States of America and running a motel in Oklahoma, closure of motel and eventual return to the U.K.
Place of birth: Bhuvasar, India
Marital Status: Married, Children:
Location: County: Leicestershire
Location: Town/Place: Leicester
Periods Covered: 1940s, 1950s, 1960s, 1970s
Recording Date: 15/4/1999
Playing time: 37 mins
Access Restrictions: No consent Item Copyright: EMOHA
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