Leicester Oral History Archive Collection
Speaker: Payne, Barbara, 1920 - , Interviewee, Female,
Speaker: Bilton, A, Interviewer, Female
Summary of interview item: Describes family background in Wymeswold, Leicestershire; sister moving to ferry house at Normanton on Soar, Leicestershire in 1931. Describes ferry, how it worked, fisherman using it. Remembers horse drawn barges on the river at Normanton, describes seeing them come towards the ferry.
Place of birth: Wymeswold, Leicestershire
Marital Status: Married, Children:
Father's Occupation: Butcher
Mother's Occupation: Butcher
Location: County: Leicestershire
Location: Town/Place: Wymeswold, Normanton on Soar
Periods Covered: 1920s, 1930s
Recording Date: 24/11/1987
Playing time: 10 mins
Access Restrictions: Full clearance Item Copyright: EMOHA
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