Leicester Oral History Archive Collection
Speaker: Cartwright, Mr., 1894 - , Interviewee, Male, Chief engineer;
Speaker: McCarthy, Lee, Interviewer,
Summary of interview item: Joint interview with husband and wife celebrating their 70th Wedding anniversary. Recalls Wedding day in Mountsorrel in 1916. Mr. Cartwright comments on having lived in same house, in Birstall, all his life and describes his family. Mentions interest in radio broadcasting. They recall how they met one another and Mrs. Cartwright's mother coming to live with them as housekeeper. Comment on secret of a good marriage. Mrs. Cartwirght recalls being separated from her husband during the Second World War.
Place of birth: Leicester
Marital Status: Married, Children:
Father's Occupation: Shoe laster
Location: County: Leicestershire
Location: Town/Place: Birstall
Periods Covered: 1910s, 1920s, 1930s, 1940s,
Recording Date: 1/9/1986
Playing time: 15 mins
Access Restrictions: No consent Item Copyright: EMOHA
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