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810, LO/174/125
Leicester Oral History Archive Collection

Speaker: Boulter, Sylvester (Les), 1903 - , Interviewee, Male, Delivery driver; Building trade worker; Shoe worker;
Speaker: Pallett, T., Interviewer, Male

Summary of interview item: Recalls schooling at Sacred Heart school in Leicester. Recalls various incidents, such as cattle being driven from theGreat Northern station and a runaway cart. Describes driving work and unloading goods. Recalls, from a list, the eighty public houses to be found in the area bounded by Wharf Street, Belgrave Gate, Humberstone Gate and Church Gate. Recounts a story about Dexter's, the bakers in Chester Street, and describes butcher's meat. Describes incidents and details of the Wharf Street area. Talks about the various jobs he did.
Place of birth: Northampton
Education: Sacred Heart school, Leicester
Marital Status: , Children:
Father's Occupation:
Mother's Occupation:
Location: County: Leicestershire
Location: Town/Place: Leicester
Periods Covered: 1920s, 1930s, 1940s, 1950s
Language: English

Recording Date: 24/5/1985
Playing time: 30 mins
Access Restrictions: Full clearance Item Copyright: EMOHA
Summary: Yes
Transcription: No
Copies: yes
Cross Reference:

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