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690, LO/057/008
Leicester Oral History Archive Collection

Speaker: Gamble, Emily, 1898 - , Interviewee, Female,
Speaker: Newitt, Ned, Interviewer, Male

Summary of interview item: Recalls early life in Albion Street, Leicester. Describes the railway station, including the arrival of wounded soldiers during the First World War. Recalls childhood memories of Christmas and visit of the Prince of Wales to Leicester in 1926.
Place of birth: Northampton
Marital Status: Married, Children:
Father's Occupation: Greengrocer
Mother's Occupation:
Location: County: Leicestershire
Location: Town/Place: Leicester
Periods Covered: 1900s,1910s, 1920s
Language: English

Recording Date: 21/11/1983
Playing time: 30 mins
Access Restrictions: Full clearance Item Copyright: EMOHA
Summary: Yes
Transcription: No
Copies: yes
Cross Reference:

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