Leicester Oral History Archive Collection
Speaker: Lenton, Will, 1902 - , Interviewee, Male, Mechanic, Hosiery trade;
Speaker: Newitt, Ned, Interviewer, Male
Summary of interview item: Recalls the West End of Leicester prior to 1914, in detail. Describes the West End Adult School, which he attended. Talks about his work as a mechanic in the hosiery industry and describes in detail the technical changes and arrival of new machinery.
Place of birth: Leicester
Education: Narborough Road school; West End Adult school;
Marital Status: , Children:
Location: County: Leicestershire
Location: Town/Place: Leicester
Periods Covered: 1900s,1910s, 1920s, 1930s,
Recording Date: 1/12/1983
Access Restrictions: Full clearance Item Copyright: EMOHA
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