Leicester Oral history Archive Collection
Speaker: Wainwright, Daisy, 1906 - , Interviewee, Female,
Speaker: Carter, M, Interviewer,
Summary of interview item: Recalls moving to Hanging Stone Farm, Woodhouse Eaves in 1922 with her parents. Mentions Beaumanor Hall, Mrs Herrick, lady of the Hall, and women working at the Hall. Gives details of recipes, cures and various dishes such as Crow Pie. Mentions father killing a pig, rabbiting parties and an incident of death by lightning. Describes keeping poultry, killing fowl and pickling walnuts.
Place of birth: Lincoln
Marital Status: Married, Children:
Father's Occupation: Farmer
Location: County: Leicestershire
Location: Town/Place: Woodhouse Eaves
Periods Covered: 1920s, 1930s,
Recording Date: 22/8/1985
Playing time: 45 mins
Access Restrictions: Full clearance Item Copyright: EMOHA
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