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61, MA200/062/062
Mantle Oral History Project

Speaker: Burton, Annie, 1907 - , Interviewee, Female,
Speaker: Carswell, J., Interviewer, Female

Summary of interview item: Describes her childhood and early life as the daughter of a fairground traveller (gypsy). Gives detail of her father's work and different aspects of life travelling the fairs. Talks about marriage and her children, and how hard a woman's life was in this travelling community.
Place of birth:
Marital Status: Married, Children:
Father's Occupation: Fairground showman
Mother's Occupation:
Location: County: Leicestershire
Location: Town/Place:
Periods Covered: 1920s, 1930s, 1940s, 1950s
Language: English

Recording Date: 8/1/1989
Playing time:
Access Restrictions: no copyright given Item Copyright:
Summary: Yes
Transcription: No
Cross Reference:

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