Leicester Oral History Archive Collection
Speaker: Anon., 1902 - , Interviewee, Female, Shopworker, factory worker
Speaker: Kirrane, S, Interviewer, Female
Summary of interview item: Remembers childhood in Anstey, Leicestershire, mentioning games, pancake day, family, house lived in, food and cooking. Describes church going, celebrations, Sunday School, church rivalry, carol singing, ministers. Talks about adult school. Mentions influenza epidemic, Band of Hope, Anstey wake, cinema, courting. Describes wages, hours, work at Palmers' factory.
Place of birth: Anstey
Marital Status: , Children:
Location: County: Leicestershire
Location: Town/Place: Anstey
Periods Covered: 1900s, 1910s, 1920s, 1930s
Recording Date: 2/10/1987
Playing time: 50 mins
Access Restrictions: Name withheld Item Copyright: EMOHA
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