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1176, LO/523/473
Leicester Oral History Archive Collection

Speaker: Icke, Barbara Jessica, 1922 - , Interviewee, Female, Cleaner
Speaker: Hyde, C, Interviewer, Male

Summary of interview item: Outlines family background, places lived in and around Leicester, father's jobs such as hot food shop on Argyle Street in 1930s. Describes nearly dying in childbirth at Bond Street Hospital. Talks about working as cleaner at Leicester General Hospital, hours, duties, pay, hospital food, Christmas parties, friendly atmosphere, only one nurse being impolite.
Place of birth: Leicester
Education: Merrydale School
Marital Status: , Children:
Father's Occupation: Self-employed
Mother's Occupation: Housewife
Location: County: Leicestershire
Location: Town/Place: Leicester
Periods Covered: 1920s, 1930s, 1940s, 1950s, 1960s, 1970s, 1980s
Language: English

Recording Date: 19/1/1989
Playing time: 30 mins
Access Restrictions: Full clearance Item Copyright: EMOHA
Summary: Yes
Transcription: No
Copies: yes
Cross Reference:

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