Leicester Oral History Archive Collection
Speaker: Biddles, Mildred, - , Interviewee, Female,
Speaker: Carter, Monica, Interviewer, Female
Summary of interview item: Interview with the wife of the boxer George Biddles. Recalls boxing in the 1920s and her family's interest in boxing. Mentions other boxers and personalities such as Hogan Bassey, Jack Bodell, Billy Walker and Bessie Braddock. Talks about George's illness. Talks about the Second World War. Mentions the Ring café, visit to Buckingham Palace and the House of Commons.
Place of birth:
Marital Status: Married, Children:
Periods Covered: 1920s, 1930s, 1940s, 1950s
Recording Date: 14/2/1985
Playing time: 1 hr
Access Restrictions: Full clearance Item Copyright: EMOHA
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