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1002, LO/357/308
Leicester Oral History Archive Collection

Speaker: Holt, John, 1919 - , Interviewee, Male, Auxiliary prison warder
Speaker: McGrath, JM, Interviewer, Male

Summary of interview item: Explains how got job at Leicester Prison as auxilliary warder. Describes prisoners' daily routine, categorisation of prisoners, cells, uniform, prisoners' protests, punishment, two escape attempts, incident of arson. Reflects that prisoners and warders got along well.
Place of birth: Leicester
Marital Status: , Children:
Father's Occupation:
Mother's Occupation:
Location: County: Leicestershire
Location: Town/Place: Leicester
Periods Covered: 1940s
Language: English

Recording Date: 19/3/1987
Playing time: 21 mins
Access Restrictions: Full clearance Item Copyright: EMOHA
Summary: Yes
Transcription: No
Copies: yes
Cross Reference:

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