Leicester Oral History Archive Collection
Speaker: Falkner, Mr, - , Interviewee, Male,
Speaker: , Interviewer,
Summary of interview item: Joint interview with wife recalling childhood and early life. Talks about the pawnshop and jobs he did while still at school and becoming a Post Office messenger boy when he left school. Mrs Falkner describes sweets and both describe games played as a child. They talk about 'penny matinees' at the cinema and the music hall. Washing and other housekeeping chores are described. They recall church on Sunday and school. Recalls wartime rationing.
Place of birth:
Marital Status: Married, Children:
Father's Occupation: Baker
Location: County: Leicestershire
Location: Town/Place: Leicester
Recording Date: 1/1/1985
Playing time: 1 hr
Access Restrictions: no consent Item Copyright: EMOHA
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