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
Marital Status: Married, Children:
Location: County: Leicestershire
Location: Town/Place: Anstey
Periods Covered: 1910s, 1920s, 1930s
Recording Date: 9/10/1987
Playing time: 53 mins
Access Restrictions: Name withheld Item Copyright: EMOHA
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