Leicester Oral History Archive Collection
Speaker: Hayes, J., 1912 - , Interviewee, Male, Milkman; Groundsman;
Speaker: Taylor, K., Interviewer,
Summary of interview item: Recalls working in Aylestone in the 1920s and 1930s. Describes working as a milk roundsman in the Saffron Lane and Aylestone Road area, using a horse and cart and a hand cart. Describes moving into work with his father as a groundsman at the Wolsey ground, detailing grass cutting and the use of the pavilion for social events in the 1930s. Talks about the skating field on the Aylestone Road, the Japanese Gardens and the rabbit hills in Lutterworth Road.
Place of birth:
Marital Status: , Children:
Father's Occupation: Groundsman
Location: County: Leicestershire
Location: Town/Place: Leicester
Periods Covered: 1920s, 1930s,
Recording Date: 4/2/1985
Playing time: 30 mins
Access Restrictions: Full clearance Item Copyright: EMOHA
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