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1117, LO/464/414
Leicester Oral History Archive Collection

Speaker: Crosher, John Thorpe, 1913 - , Interviewee, Male, Managing Director of Tuxford & Tebbutt
Speaker: Hyde, C, Interviewer, Male

Summary of interview item: Talks about working life making Melton Mowbray pies, Stilton cheese, at Tuxford & Tebbutt, Melton Mowbray. Describes changes in procedures, distribution. Mentions working relations at factory being good, wages, trademarks for products. Briefly explains why Stilton not made during Second World War; talks about going to shows with the Stilton Association, the need for cheese to be kept in suitable conditions.
Place of birth: Scotland
Marital Status: Married, Children:
Father's Occupation:
Mother's Occupation:
Location: County: Leicestershire
Location: Town/Place: Melton Mowbray
Periods Covered: 1930s, 1940s, 1950s, 1960s
Language: English

Recording Date: 23/3/1988
Playing time: 52 mins
Access Restrictions: Full clearance Item Copyright: EMOHA
Summary: Yes
Transcription: No
Copies: yes
Cross Reference:

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