Leicester Oral History Archive Collection
Speaker: Ford, Florence May, 1902 - , Interviewee, Female,
Speaker: Bilton, A, Interviewer, Female
Summary of interview item: Describes husband's career in the warehouse and offices of Fellows, Morton and Clayton, Leicester, dealing with goods transported by canal. Mentions manpower shortages during Second World War, recruitment of German prisoner of war. Describes weighing machine, unloading cargo, the wharf at Memory Lane, Leicester.
Place of birth: Nottingham
Marital Status: Widowed, Children:
Father's Occupation: Brewer
Mother's Occupation: Midwife
Location: County: Leicestershire
Location: Town/Place: Leicester
Periods Covered: 1920s, 1930s, 1940s, 1950s
Recording Date: 2/12/1987
Playing time: 12 mins
Access Restrictions: Full clearance Item Copyright: EMOHA
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