[East Midlands Oral History Archive logo]


[Link to: new search] [Link to request a recording] [Link to: contact the cataloguer]


742, LO/110/061/A
Leicester Oral History Archive Collection

Speaker: Souter, 1891 - , Interviewee, Male, Heating engineer; Army service;
Speaker: Matterson, F., Interviewer, Female

Summary of interview item: Joint interview with wife. Recalls the end of the Boer War celebrations, army service in the Hussars during the First World War, and his parents. Talks about work as a heating engineer and payment for health care. Describes boxing at Granby Halls and boxing training, also talks about different forms of transport in Leicester. Mentions food rationing during the First World War and movement of cattle to the market. Describes Christmas celebrations, holidays and cheese making.
Place of birth:
Marital Status: Married, Children: Daughter:1
Father's Occupation: Farmer
Mother's Occupation: Home worker
Location: County: Leicestershire
Location: Town/Place: Leicester
Periods Covered: 1890s, 1900s,1910s, 1920s
Language: English

Recording Date: 25/9/1984
Playing time: 45 mins
Access Restrictions: Full clearance Item Copyright: EMOHA
Summary: No
Transcription: Yes
Copies: yes
Cross Reference: LO/110/062/B

Page Automatically Generated

Use the browser's back button to return to the previous screen.


Last updated: 08/05/02
East Midland Oral History Archive Web maintainer
This document has been approved by the head of department or section.