Leicester Oral History Archive Collection
Speaker: Mitchelson, M., - , Interviewee, Female, Factory worker;
Speaker: Matterson, F., Interviewer, Female
Summary of interview item: Joint interview with husband. Recalls moving from Ashby de la Zouch as a child to Leicester, where her brothers and father worked as painters and decorators. Mentions various entertainments she enjoyed and fishing. Talks about work in an ice cream factory, then in hosiery. Talks about the dole queue and having to go to an unemployment tribunal. Mentions school in Ashby, Sunday School treats, and diphtheria.
Place of birth: Ashby de la Zouch
Marital Status: Married, Children:
Location: County: Leicestershire
Location: Town/Place: Ashby de la Zouch, Leicester
Periods Covered: 1920s, 1930s, 1940s, 1950s
Recording Date: 11/12/1984
Playing time: 45 mins
Access Restrictions: Full clearance Item Copyright: EMOHA
Cross Reference: see LO/139/090/A
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