[East Midlands Oral History Archive logo]


[Link to: new search] [Link to request a recording] [Link to: contact the cataloguer]


1076, LO/422/373
Leicester Oral History Archive Collection

Speaker: Anon., 1914 - , Interviewee, Female,
Speaker: Carswell, J, Interviewer, Female

Summary of interview item: Describes family, housing conditions in Anstey, Leicestershire, being confirmed in Church of England (C of E). Mentions anniversary at chapel, poverty, school, work at Airborne shoe factory. Talks about decision to join C of E, activities at church, local gentry at dances, hunt meeting in Anstey, amateur dramatics. Mention of shoe industry, box factories, local land owned by Colonel Martin, bell ringing, choir, Church League of Youth, cinema. Talks about midwifery in Anstey, ignorance of child birth, lack of sex education, morality. Mentions discipline at school and at home.
Place of birth: Anstey
Education: Anstey
Marital Status: Married, Children:
Father's Occupation:
Mother's Occupation:
Location: County: Leicestershire
Location: Town/Place: Anstey
Periods Covered: 1910s, 1920s, 1930s
Language: English

Recording Date: 9/10/1987
Playing time: 53 mins
Access Restrictions: Name withheld Item Copyright: EMOHA
Summary: Yes
Transcription: Yes
Copies: yes
Cross Reference:

Page Automatically Generated

Use the browser's back button to return to the previous screen.


Last updated: 08/05/02
East Midland Oral History Archive Web maintainer
This document has been approved by the head of department or section.