Leicester Oral history Archive Collection
Speaker: Mrs D., 1920 - , Interviewee, Female, Domestic Service
Speaker: Aucott, S., Interviewer, Female
Summary of interview item: Recalls working in domestic service due to living in tithe cottage near Melton Mowbray. Describes different aspects of the work. Recalls joining the Women's Land Army during the Second World War, describes her training at Bagworth Park, giving details of caring for the farm animals. Lists various home remedies.
Place of birth: Croyden, Surrey
Marital Status: Married, Children:
Location: County: Leicestershire
Location: Town/Place: Melton Mowbray
Periods Covered: 1930s, 1940s,
Recording Date: 16/9/1985
Playing time: 25 mins
Access Restrictions: Restricted Item Copyright: EMOHA
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