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Braunstone Memories


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Available from EMEN from Christmas 2008, Tales of Braunstone contains the full transcripts of the interviews from the Braunstone Memories project while Braunstone Memories is a full colour abridged version of the interviews.

Batt E., Braunstone at War

Leicester City Council, The Quality of Leicester (1995)

Wilshere, J., Old Braunstone (1983)


Cartwright T.C., Birds Eye Wartime Leicestershire 1939-1940 (2002)

Nash D. & Reeder D. (eds), Leicester in the 20th Century (1993)

Willbond, B., A Home of Our Own - 70 Years of Council House Memories in Leicester (1991).


For more information about housing policy, slum conditions, Boot houses, and Braunstone up to WWII, EMOHA has a web exhibition about the housing in Braunstone.

St Peter's Church website has some written memories of Braunstone.

The City Council's History of Braunstone Park

Leicestershire Parish Council's History of Braunstone Town

An online timeline showing the history of social housing - http://socialhousinghistory.org.uk/


The West End - EMOHA accession number 385, collection number LO/005/C5.




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