Leicester Oral History Archive Collection
Speaker: Bussingham, Joan, 1919 - , Interviewee, Female, Family shop worker;
Speaker: Matterson, F., Interviewer, Female
Summary of interview item: Recalls childhood after her parents divorced. Describes members of the family, and family run shop. Talks about an aunt's involvement in the trade unions. Recalls St Alban's church being built and attending Sunday School. Mentions British soldiers being billeted in factories in World War II on the Boulevard, and people being billeted with her family.
Place of birth:
Marital Status: Single, Children:
Mother's Occupation: Shoe worker
Location: County: Leicestershire
Location: Town/Place: Leicester
Periods Covered: 1920s, 1930s, 1940s, 1950s
Recording Date: 17/9/1984
Playing time: 30 mins
Access Restrictions: Full clearance Item Copyright: EMOHA
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