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929, LO/284/235
Leicester Oral History Archive Collection

Speaker: Dickens, Winifred, 1916 - , Interviewee, Female, Retail shop assistant;
Speaker: Flawith, J., Interviewer, Female

Summary of interview item: Recalls childhood in Princess Road, Leicester, including description of three story house she lived in. Recalls children performing in Pantomime and shop assistants working for Joseph Johnson's living in the street. Describes the area in great detail recalling Adderleys, visits to the museum in New Walk and the closeness of the community. Recalls the lamplighter. Describes shops and cafes she worked in gives detail of work, cakes and cafes she worked in.
Place of birth: Leicester
Education: Trinity School, Leicester
Marital Status: Married, Children:
Father's Occupation:
Mother's Occupation:
Location: County: Leicestershire
Location: Town/Place: Leicester
Periods Covered: 1920s, 1930s, 1940s, 1950s
Language: English

Recording Date: 11/6/1986
Playing time: 15 mins
Access Restrictions: Full clearance Item Copyright: EMOHA
Summary: Yes
Transcription: No
Copies: yes
Cross Reference:

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