Leicester Oral History Archive Collection
Speaker: Nath, Kidar, 1918 - , Interviewee, Male, Post office worker, civil servant
Speaker: Lee, Liza, Interviewer, Female
Summary of interview item: Outlines progress from India to Uganda when few months old, through job at Post Office, to moving to England due to Africanisation of post in 1963. Explains he was able to become clerical worker in Whitehall due to government help, then retire and move to Leicester in 1978. Describes having to adjust when coming to England. Mentions feeling free to practise religion, growth in number of temples. Reflects on children going to English schools, getting degrees, being unlikely to fit in if returned to Uganda. Notes that they have kept culture and language, although less so with grandchildren.
Place of birth: India
Marital Status: Married, Children:
Location: County: Leicestershire
Location: Town/Place: Leicester
Periods Covered: 1930s, 1940s, 1950s, 1960s, 1970s, 1980s
Recording Date: 30/1/1987
Playing time: 30 mins
Access Restrictions: Full consent Item Copyright: EMOHA
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