Leicester Oral History Archive Collection
Speaker: Edwards, Horace, 1916 - , Interviewee, Male, Driver; Undertaker;
Speaker: Aucott, S., Interviewer, Female
Summary of interview item: Recalls grandfather's influence on him with regard to the co-operative movement. Describes his work as a driver for the Co-op traffic department from 1946, including working conditions. Describes the Co-op movement and the facilities it offered, including entertainments and Stamford Hall college. Gives details of working in the funeral department of the Co-op from 1966. Mentions changes in types of funerals and effects of flu epidemic.
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Marital Status: , Children:
Location: County: Leicestershire
Location: Town/Place: Leicester
Periods Covered: 1940s, 1950s, 1960s, 1970s
Recording Date: 17/10/1985
Playing time: 45 mins
Access Restrictions: Full clearance Item Copyright: EMOHA
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