Leicester Oral History Archive Collection
Speaker: Wightman, Florence May, 1908 - , Interviewee, Female, In service
Speaker: Saunders, P, Interviewer, Male
Summary of interview item: Breif family background in Hugglescote, Leicestershire. Briefly recalls diptheria age 5, childhood games, sweets. Mentions being checked for dirt, lice at school, having hair cut off due to lice. Relates incident when man tried to molest her. Mentions periods being frightening. Gives examples of punishment at school, at home. Describes duties when in service at Sir Jonathon North's [Mayor of Leicester]. Describes in more detail duties, uniform, hours when in service at Miss Whitehead's.
Place of birth: Hugglescote, Leicestershire
Marital Status: , Children:
Father's Occupation: Miner
Mother's Occupation: Housewife
Location: County: Leicestershire
Location: Town/Place: Hugglescote
Periods Covered: 1910s, 1920s, 1930s
Recording Date: 9/3/1989
Playing time: 28 mins
Access Restrictions: Full clearance Item Copyright: EMOHA
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