Leicester Oral History Archive Collection
Speaker: Anon., 1915 - , Interviewee, Female, Nurse, teacher
Speaker: Bramley, P, Interviewer, Male
Summary of interview item: Recalls games, local policeman, school in Pontypool, Wales. Mentions influence of Miss Posnett, matron of Towers Hospital, Leicester, in joining that hospital in 1935. Describes uniform, the hospital keeping animals, chapel, 'dangerous' patients, occupational therapy, treatments, work of Dr Dickinson, Christmas parties, leaving profession due to falling in standards after Second World War. Talks about teaching st Sir Jonathon North school, then as deputy head and teacher of cookery at Greenacres school.
Place of birth: Pontypool, Wales
Education: To age 16
Marital Status: Single, Children:
Location: County: Leicestershire, Wales
Location: Town/Place: Leicester, Pontypool
Periods Covered: 1920s, 1930s, 1940s, 1950s
Recording Date: 29/9/1988
Playing time: 1 hr 30 mins
Access Restrictions: Name withheld Item Copyright: EMOHA
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