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643, EE/15/16
Ethnic Elders Collection

Speaker: Shaikh, Haji, 1935 - , Interviewee, Male, Factory worker;
Speaker: Parwez, N., Interviewer,

Summary of interview item: Recalls village in India where he grew up and schooling in Bombay. Mentions starting business and how he lost it. Talks about his family, childhood, the family business and attending a Muslim school. Describes leaving India in 1958 and coming to Britain via Africa. Recalls help given him, work in a factory and accommodation in London. Gives reasons for moving to Leicester as better religious education for his children.
Place of birth: Bombay, India
Marital Status: Married, Children:
Father's Occupation:
Mother's Occupation:
Location: County:
Location: Town/Place:
Periods Covered:
Language: Urdu

Recording Date: 1/4/1999
Playing time: 1 hr
Access Restrictions: no consent Item Copyright: EMOHA
Summary: Yes
Transcription: Yes
Copies: yes
Cross Reference:

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