[East Midlands Oral History Archive logo]


[Link to: new search] [Link to request a recording] [Link to: contact the cataloguer]


834, LO/198/149
Leicester Oral History Archive Collection

Speaker: Dorman, Elsie, 1912 - , Interviewee, Female, Domestic Service
Speaker: Aucott, S., Interviewer, Female

Summary of interview item: Recalls entering domestic service at the age of fourteen in 1927 as a general servant. Describes the different employment she had as a domestic servant, eventually becoming a between maid. Describes the duties she had to perform and a typical day's work. Talks about her marriage and recalls some home remedies and old wives' tales.
Place of birth: Appleby Magna, Leicestershire
Marital Status: Married, Children:
Father's Occupation:
Mother's Occupation:
Location: County: Leicestershire
Location: Town/Place: Appleby Magna, Mesaham
Periods Covered: 1920s, 1930s,
Language: English

Recording Date: 14/8/1985
Playing time: 50 mins
Access Restrictions: Full clearance Item Copyright: EMOHA
Summary: Yes
Transcription: No
Copies: yes
Cross Reference:

Page Automatically Generated

Use the browser's back button to return to the previous screen.


Last updated: 08/05/02
East Midland Oral History Archive Web maintainer
This document has been approved by the head of department or section.