Leicester Oral History Archive Collection
Speaker: Flowers, Edith, 1912 - , Interviewee, Female, Hosiery worker, flatlocker;
Speaker: Pallett, T., Interviewer, Male
Summary of interview item: Recalls childhood living next to Great Northern Station and attending St Martin's church school and St Mary de Castro school. Talks about her mother's work as a Police Matron, describing her attending to offenders held in the cells in the Town Hall and accompanying people identifying bodies. Mentions her own work as a flatlocker in the hosiery trade.
Place of birth: Leicester
Education: St Martin's church school; St Mary de Castro school;
Marital Status: Married, Children:
Mother's Occupation: Police Matron
Location: County: Leicestershire
Location: Town/Place: Leicester
Periods Covered: 1910s, 1920s, 1930s,
Recording Date: 5/2/1985
Playing time: 15 mins
Access Restrictions: Full clearance Item Copyright: EMOHA
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