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Norwich, Norfolk Nineteen forties
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William Pye [21-03-1986 interview]

Description: Oral history interview with William Pye about his childhood in King's Street Norwich in the 1920s. Topics include childhood games, poverty, local businesses, joining the army, working on the railway and war time bombing in Norwic...

Agnes Davey 01-05-1986 [Interview]

Description: Oral history interview covering life in the King Street area of Norwich in the 1930s and 1940s. Topics include shops, businesses, domestic life, family life, leisure time, wedding traditions, life during World War II and strikes.Recor...

Snowy Fulcher 11-5-86 [interview]

Description: Oral history interview with Snowy Fulcher walking around the King Street area describing his milk round, river traffic and contact with sex workers and other local characters.Recording location: Kings Street - NorwichPerformer(s)/cont...

Gertie Hall 16-6-86 [interview]

Description: Oral history interview with Gertie Hall about her life in Norwich. Topics include domestic life, caring for her father, the cost of healthcare, life during World War II and rationing.Recording location: Norwich, Norfolk, England, UKPe...

Gertie Hall 23-6-86 [interview]

Description: Oral history interview with Gertie Hall about her life in Norwich including war work, working alongside men, getting married and family relationships.Recording location: Norwich, Norfolk, England, UKPerformer(s)/contributer(s): Wait, ...

Ivy Robinson 27-10-1986 [interview]

Description: Oral History interview with Ivy Robinson about her childhood in the King Street area of Norwich in the 1930s and 1940s.Recording location: Norwich, Norfolk, UKPerformer(s)/contributer(s): Robinson, Ivy (speaker, female; interviewee); ...

Norman Armes 16-7-86 [interview]

Description: Oral history interview with Norman Armes about his service in the Army during World War II. Topics include being called up, training and serving in Africa.Recording location: Norwich, Norfolk, England, UKPerformer(s)/contributer(s): C...

Mabel Winter 1-9-86 [interview]

Description: Oral history interview with Mabel Winter about her teaching career in Norwich during the 1920s, 1930s and 1940s. Topics include Horns Lane School, Norman Infants School, class sizes, school resources and pupils.Recording location: Nor...

George Boweren 21-8-86 [interview]

Description: Oral history interview with George Boweren maintenance engineer at Ben Burgess on King Street. Topics include Norwich during World War II the history of Ben Burgess and change on King Street.Recording location: Norwich, Norfolk, Engla...

Archie Campbell 22-8-86 [interview]

Description: Oral history interview with Archibald MaCeachern Campbell about his life in Norwich. Topics include moving to Harvey Lane, layout of the Mousehold Farm Estate, the division and development of land near Harvey Lane, purchasing a car in...

James Gosling 23-9-86 [interview]

Description: Oral history interview with James Gosling about his service during World War II. Topics include being called up, training, service on heavy artillery anti-aircraft guns and being injured.Recording location: Norwich, Norfolk, England, ...

Elsie Stockley 7-10-86 [interview]

Description: Oral history interview with Elsie Stockley (nee. Woadhouse) about her life in Norwich during the 1930s and 1940s. Topics include her parents keeping the Old Barge pub in King Street, the layout of the pub, running the pub, the pub bei...

Ted Daines 15-6-88 [interview]

Description: Oral history interview with Ted Daines about his career in the shoe and boot manufacturing industry during the 1930s and 1940s. Topics include pay, conditions, trade unions, volunteering for the Army in 1940 and changes to the boot an...

Donald Ford 10-87 [interview]

Description: Oral history interview with Donald Ford about his experiences during World War II. Topics include leaving school and illiteracy, labouring in a saw mill making army lorries, war effort manufacturing in Norwich, bomb damage in the city...

Russell Emerson [interview]

Description: Oral history interview with Russell Emerson about his working life in the boot and shoe manufacturing industry in Norwich during World War II. Topics include learning the trade, duties, manufacturing wooden clogs for refugees and pris...

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