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.
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Marital Status: , Children:
Location: County: Leicestershire
Location: Town/Place: Sharnford
Periods Covered: 1890s, 1900s,1910s
Recording Date: 17/8/1988
Playing time: 30 mins
Access Restrictions: Full clearance Item Copyright: EMOHA
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