Leicester Oral History Archive Collection
Speaker: Stacey, George, 1921 - , Interviewee, Male, Civil servant
Speaker: Matterson, Frances, Interviewer, Female
Summary of interview item: Recalls the New Road area of Leicester; describes the people who lived there and the houses. Talks about Bradgate Park and Swithland Woods. Mentions talking cloths to the pawn shop. Describes service in the Royal Navy during the Second World War, including going to his ship at Scapa Flow and the entertainment there for the sailors.
Place of birth: New Road, Leicester
Marital Status: , Children:
Location: County: Leicestershire
Location: Town/Place: Leicester
Recording Date: 27/4/1984
Playing time: 45 mins
Access Restrictions: Full clearance Item Copyright: EMOHA
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