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1092, LO/438/389
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
Language: English

Recording Date: 2/12/1987
Playing time: 12 mins
Access Restrictions: Full clearance Item Copyright: EMOHA
Summary: Yes
Transcription: No
Copies: yes
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