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844, LO/208/159
Leicester Oral history Archive Collection

Speaker: Roberts, Emily, 1915 - , Interviewee, Female, Domestic Service;
Speaker: Aucott, S., Interviewer, Female

Summary of interview item: Recalls going into domestic service in 1932 for a family in Rutland, against her parents wishes. Describes her work as a nanny with a well-to- do family. Details conditions, time off, uniform and wages. Recalls changing employment to work as a lady's maid: gives details of this work. Lists home remedies.
Place of birth: Belper, Derbyshire
Marital Status: Married, Children:
Father's Occupation:
Mother's Occupation:
Location: County: Rutland
Location: Town/Place:
Periods Covered: 1930s, 1940s, 1950s
Language: English

Recording Date: 18/9/1985
Playing time: 1hr 12 mins
Access Restrictions: Full clearance Item Copyright: EMOHA
Summary: Yes
Transcription: No
Copies: yes
Cross Reference:

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