Leicester Oral History Archive Collection
Speaker: Smith, Martha, 1899 - , Interviewee, Female,
Speaker: Carswell, J, Interviewer, Female
Summary of interview item: Talks about church and chapel in Anstey, Leicestershire, mother being Church of England, father a Congregationalist. Describes family and home, Sunday School. Mentions attending both chapel and church. Describes courting in Bradgate Park. Mention of local poaching, village policeman, fair. Talks about school lessons, discipline, clothes worn, food at home, factory owners who lived in Anstey.
Place of birth: Anstey, Leicestershire
Marital Status: , Children:
Location: County: Leicestershire
Location: Town/Place: Anstey
Periods Covered: 1900s,1910s, 1920s, 1930s
Recording Date: 18/9/1987
Playing time: 28 mins
Access Restrictions: Full clearance Item Copyright: EMOHA
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