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641, EE/13/14
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
Mother's Occupation:
Location: County:
Location: Town/Place:
Periods Covered: 1930s, 1940s, 1950s, 1960s, 1970s, 1980s
Language: Gujarati

Recording Date: 24/5/1999
Playing time: 20 mins
Access Restrictions: no consent Item Copyright: EMOHA
Summary: Yes
Transcription: Yes
Copies: yes
Cross Reference:

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