Leicester Oral History Archive Collection
Speaker: Musson, Margaret, 1901 - , Interviewee, Female, Domestic service;
Speaker: Aucott, S., Interviewer, Female
Summary of interview item: Recalls going into domestic service from the age of 14. Describes coming to Leicester in 1921 as a "between" maid (Tweeny), detailing the work and life of a maid. Mentions marrying her husband who was a milkman. Recalls working at the Grand Hotel in Leicester and other hotels as a waitress between 1931 and 1979.
Place of birth:
Marital Status: Married, Children:
Location: County: Leicestershire
Location: Town/Place: Leicester
Periods Covered: 1910s,1920s, 1930s, 1940s, 1950s
Recording Date: 1/8/1985
Playing time: 23 mins
Access Restrictions: Full clearance Item Copyright: EMOHA
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