Leicester Oral History Archive Collection
Speaker: Pell, Sheila, 1929 - , Interviewee, Female,
Speaker: Leigh, J, Interviewer, Male
Summary of interview item: Details family background in Anstey, Leicestershire. Describes religious life, father being a deacon, discipline, Sunday School treats and outings, sporting rivalries between chapels, fund raising on anniversaries, villagers' knowledge of one another's beliefs. Describes Congregationalist service, attitudes to minister, groups and societies. Mentions attitude of church/chapel to pubs and cinemas, politics and religion, father's work, feeling of being one religion or another, differences between chapels and Church of England, and between different chapels.
Place of birth:
Marital Status: Married, Children:
Location: County: Leicestershire
Location: Town/Place: Anstey
Periods Covered: 1930s, 1940s, 1950s
Recording Date: 25/11/1987
Playing time: 27 mins
Access Restrictions: Full clearance Item Copyright: EMOHA
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