Mantle Oral History Project
Speaker: Anon., 1912 - , Interviewee, Female, Domestic service, kitchen maid.
Speaker: Mayes, J., Interviewer, Female
Summary of interview item: Describes childhood, parents and leaving school at fourteen years old. Describes work in domestic service as kitchen maid for gentleman farmer and wages earned. Talks about courting husband, marriage and resulting move to Loughborough. Recalls home life during the Second World War, including rationing.
Place of birth: Worthington, Leicestershire
Education: Worthington Church of England school.
Marital Status: Married, Children:
Father's Occupation: Quarry man
Mother's Occupation: Housewife
Location: County: Leicestershire
Location: Town/Place: Loughborough, Ashby, Worthington
Periods Covered: 1910s, 1920s, 1930s, 1940s, 1950s
Recording Date: 9/10/1989
Access Restrictions: Name withheld Item Copyright: EMOHA
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