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:
Location: County: Rutland
Periods Covered: 1930s, 1940s, 1950s
Recording Date: 18/9/1985
Playing time: 1hr 12 mins
Access Restrictions: Full clearance Item Copyright: EMOHA
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