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1068, LO/415/366
Leicester Oral History Archive Collection

Speaker: Anon., 1909 - , Interviewee, Male, Shopkeeper, Preacher
Speaker: Bilton, A, Interviewer, Female

Summary of interview item: Describes Cropston Road Primitive Methodist church, Anstey, Leicestershire. Relates arriving in Anstey in 1939, being made welcome, befriending Mr and Mrs Willett, Describes 'circuit' of which Anstey was head, role of preacher in chapel. Talks about social events such as amateur dramatics, wakes in Anstey which methodists tended not to attend. Gives views on other denominations in Anstey such as Church of England, mentions rivalry between Congregationalists and Primitives.
Place of birth: Horncastle, Lincolnshire
Marital Status: , Children:
Father's Occupation:
Mother's Occupation:
Location: County: Leicestershire
Location: Town/Place: Anstey
Periods Covered: 1930s, 1940s
Language: English

Recording Date: 15/9/1987
Playing time: 14 mins
Access Restrictions: Restricted Item Copyright: EMOHA
Summary: Yes
Transcription: No
Copies: yes
Cross Reference:

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