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Recorded excerpts relating to Norwich's rivers.

Figures in square brackets relate to track counter number on which excerpt begins and track number on audio CD copies.[0007; track 1] Unidentified male describes increase in recognition of importance of river as source of leisure opportunities and...

R.J. Read Ltd; ? 1937-? 1980s; millers and corn merchants; Norwich, Norfolk

Gertie Hall 2-6-86 [interview]

Description: Oral history interview with Gertie Hall about her life in Norwich. Topics include 1912 floods, work in the dress making industry, entertainment and married life.Recording location: Norwich, Norfolk, England, UKPerformer(s)/contributer...

Edward Shorten 14-9-87 [interview]

Description: Oral history interview with Edward Herbert Shorten about the 1912 flood in King Street Norwich. Topics include flooding, local businesses and his later career driving lorries in the 1920s.Recording location: Norwich, Norfolk, England,...

Alice Johnston 17-9-87 [interview]

Description: Oral history interview with Alice Johnston about her memories of the 1912 King Street flood in Norwich. Topics include flooding, being rescued by boat, poverty, working in a silk weaving factory, family life and the threat of going in...

Fred Daines 18-9-87 [interview]

Description: Oral history interview of Fred Daines about his memories of the 1912 flood of King Street. Topics include flooding, being rescued, typhoid and scarlet fever, football and local businesses.Recording location: Norwich, Norfolk, England,...

Mr Wyer 18-9-87 [interview]

Description: Oral history interview with Edward Henry Wyer about his memories of the 1912 flood of King Street. Topics include flooding, emergency accommodation, damage, and his later career at Carnis wines and in the shoe and boot industry.Record...

Mrs Wyer 18-9-87 [interview]

Description: Oral history interview with Janetta Wyer (nee Smith) about her memories of the 1912 flood of King Street. Topics include flooding, being rescued without her parents, damage to the house, poverty and courting.Recording location: Norwic...

Mrs Simons 21-9-87 [interview]

Description: Oral history interview with Alice Simons (nee Cullington) about her memories of the 1912 flood of King Street. Topics include floods, helping people displaced by the floods, the building of houses to the North of Norwich and domestic ...

George Duncan 27-10-87 [interview]

Description: Oral history interview with George Duncan about his memories of the 1912 floods. Topics include flooding, local businesses affected by flooding, clearing up and repairs.Recording location: Norwich, Norfolk, England, UKPerformer(s)/con...

Alice Kerry 12-10-87 [interview]

Description: Oral history interview with Alice Kerry accompanied by her son Mr Rooney. Topics include the 1912 flood of King Street, poverty, her father's alcoholism and domestic life.Recording location: Norwich, Norfolk, England, UKPerformer...

Mrs Goose 12-10-87 [interview]

Description: Oral history interview with Etty Maud Mary Goose about her life in King Street during the 1910s. Topics include the 1912 floods, poverty, domestic life and working for Colmans.Recording location: Norwich, Norfolk, England, UKPerformer...

Mrs Hawkins 16-10-87 [interview]

Description: Oral history interview with Mrs Hawkins about her life in Norwich during the 1910s and 1920s. Topics include the 1912 floods, her father digging roads for relief money, suffering from typhoid fever, domestic life and local businesses....

Mabel Winter 30-10-87 [interview]

Description: Oral History interview with Mabel Winter about her memories of the 1912 flood in the Nelson Street area of Norwich.Recording location: Norwich, Norfolk, England, UKPerformer(s)/contributer(s): Cowan, Andrew (speaker, male; interviewer...

Fred Fincham 3-11-87 [interview]

Description: Oral history interview with Fred Fincham about his memories of the 1912 flood of King Street. Topics include, rainfall, flooding, damage, emergency shelter for the displaced, damage done to local businesses and poverty.Recording locat...

Edmund Plunkett + Ethel Plunkett [interview]

Description: Oral history interview with Edmund and Ethel Plunkett about their memories of the 1912 flood of King Street. Topics include areas of flooding, damage to local houses and businesses and local characters.Recording location: Norwich, Nor...

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