Leicester Oral History Archive Collection
Speaker: Taylor, Winifred, 1909 - , Interviewee, Female, Secretary
Speaker: McGrath, JM, Interviewer, Male
Summary of interview item: Talks about job as secretary at Desford Boy's Home, Leicestershire. Describes the Home, recalls a fire, mentions Mr Woods, deputy headmaster. Mentions uniform, parent's visits, punishment, resources at the Home, what happened to the boys after they left the Home, changes in latter years.
Place of birth: Melton Mowbray
Marital Status: Married, Children: Daughter: 1
Location: County: Leicestershire
Location: Town/Place: Desford
Periods Covered: 1940s, 1950s, 1960s, 1970s
Recording Date: 18/3/1987
Playing time: 42 mins
Access Restrictions: Full clearance Item Copyright: EMOHA
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