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66, MA200/067/067
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
Language: English

Recording Date: 9/10/1989
Playing time:
Access Restrictions: Name withheld Item Copyright: EMOHA
Summary: Yes
Transcription: No
Copies: yes
Cross Reference:

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