[East Midlands Oral History Archive logo]


[Link to: new search] [Link to request a recording] [Link to: contact the cataloguer]


1149, LO/496/446
Leicester Oral History Archive Collection

Speaker: Morton, Arthur John, 1891 - , Interviewee, Male,
Speaker: Bramley, P, Interviewer, Male

Summary of interview item: Gives a thumbnail sketch of village of Sharnford, Leicestershire c.1900. Talks about village life; mentions local pubs, limited prospects for school leavers, arrival of Griswold machines in village, lack of amenities, childhood games, large families, heavy drinking of some men, hardness of life.
Place of birth:
Marital Status: , Children:
Father's Occupation:
Mother's Occupation:
Location: County: Leicestershire
Location: Town/Place: Sharnford
Periods Covered: 1890s, 1900s,1910s
Language: English

Recording Date: 17/8/1988
Playing time: 30 mins
Access Restrictions: Full clearance Item Copyright: EMOHA
Summary: Yes
Transcription: No
Copies: yes
Cross Reference:

Page Automatically Generated

Use the browser's back button to return to the previous screen.


Last updated: 08/05/02
East Midland Oral History Archive Web maintainer
This document has been approved by the head of department or section.