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1177, LO/524/474
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
Mother's Occupation:
Location: County: Leicestershire
Location: Town/Place: Barkby
Periods Covered: 1890s, 1900s,1910s
Language: English

Recording Date:
Playing time: 36 mins
Access Restrictions: No consent Item Copyright: EMOHA
Summary: Yes
Transcription: No
Copies: yes
Cross Reference:

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