Leicester Oral History Archive Collection
Speaker: Abbey, Lynn, 1891 - , Interviewee, Female, Milliner's apprentice
Speaker: van Hendes, N, Interviewer,
Summary of interview item: Recalls growing up in the Belgrave area of Leicester. Mentions circumstances of when she was born, also details of her mother and father' s illnesses. Recalls school and staying on as a helper before becoming a milliner's apprentice at Goodfellows. Describes health and work of different members of her family, father ran the Jubilee Hotel and brothers served in the Army during World War I. Details various home remedies. Talks about the chapel activities.
Place of birth: Belgrave, Leicester
Education: Mellor Street school
Marital Status: Married, Children:
Father's Occupation: Hairdresser; Landlord;
Location: County: Leicestershire
Location: Town/Place: Leicester
Periods Covered: 1890s, 1900s,1910s, 1920s, 1930s, 1940s
Recording Date: 4/12/1985
Playing time: 1 hr 30 mins
Access Restrictions: Full clearance Item Copyright: EMOHA
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