Leicester Oral History Archive Collection
Speaker: Baines, Jennifer, 1879 - , Interviewee, Female,
Speaker: Bentley, O, Interviewer, Male
Summary of interview item: Explains family moved to Barkby from nearby Leicester for father's work at brickyard. Describes very poor living conditions, food, harvest time, Barkby in 1880s, limited schooling, games played, local pub, drinking, death of local man, local squire giving children presents on Boxing Day.
Place of birth: Leicester
Marital Status: , Children:
Father's Occupation: Brickmaker, labourer
Location: County: Leicestershire
Location: Town/Place: Barkby
Periods Covered: 1890s, 1900s,1910s
Playing time: 36 mins
Access Restrictions: No consent Item Copyright: EMOHA
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