Ethnic Elders Collection
Speaker: Vanmali, Chanchalben, 1927 - , Interviewee, Female, Housewife
Speaker: Singh, R., Interviewer, Female
Summary of interview item: Recalls childhood and early life in Taluka, India. Recalls marriage at 13 years of age and living with her husband's parents. Mentions husband going to Mozambique without her, and then joining her husband in Mozambique. After five years in Mozambique they move to Blanta, Malawi. Talks about her husband's work as a tailor. Describes her children's education in Africa. Describes move to London after twenty years in Africa, and subsequent move to Leicester.
Place of birth: India
Marital Status: Married, Children: Daughters: 7
Father's Occupation: Tailor
Periods Covered: 1930s, 1940s, 1950s, 1960s, 1970s, 1980s
Recording Date: 24/5/1999
Playing time: 20 mins
Access Restrictions: no consent Item Copyright: EMOHA
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